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- Guerrero, Felix D.; Pérez de León, Adalberto A.; Rodriguez-Vivas, Roger I.; Jonsson, Nick; Miller, Robert J.; Andreotti, Renato
- Biology of Ticks 2014 v.2 pp. 353-381
- Ixodes scapularis; Lyme disease; Rhipicephalus annulatus; Rhipicephalus microplus; acaricide resistance; acaricides; animal production; cattle; cattle diseases; cattle industry; control methods; disease vectors; economic incentives; financial economics; markets; monitoring; new products; pets; production technology; research and development; tick control; tick infestations; ticks; Australia; Brazil; United States
- ... Ticks have a significant deleterious effect on humans, agricultural systems, and companion animals. Strategies based on the use of chemicals were developed to control these pests and to mitigate their impacts on human and animal health and agriculture. There is considerable economic incentive to control ticks affecting animal production systems. In Brazil and Australia alone, the estimated annual ...