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economic imortance of ticks

Karl-Heinz Kuhn t2150 kuhn at alf1.ngate.uni-regensburg.de
Thu Nov 23 06:47:28 EST 1995

In article <48t0ai$ddt at news.cis.okstate.edu> Alan S. Bowman writes:

>Dear Colleagues

>I am preparing a review of some our groups work on tick salivary 
>prostaglandins and I should like to convey to the reader the importance/
>impact of ticks.  I am aware of the articles by Steelman (1976) and the
>FAO's data of 1984.  However, I was wondering if anybody knew of any more
>recent data relating to the impact of ticks - either the cost of tick
>damage or tick control measures - in the veterinary or medical arena.

>Any information is most welcome.

>Thanks for your help.

>Alan S. Bowman

Have a look at:

De Castro JJ, Newson RM (1993)
Host resistance in cattle tick control.
Parasitol Today 9:13-17

Karl-Heinz Kuhn (Invertebrate Immunity; Ixodes ricinus - Borrelia burgdorferi)

Karl-Heinz.Kuhn at biologie.uni-regensburg.de

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