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- Mougeot, Francois; Moseley, Mark; Leckie, Fiona; Martinez-Padilla, Jesus; Miller, Allen; Pounds, Mat; Irvine, R. Justin
- The journal of wildlife management 2008 v.72 no.2 pp. 468
- Ixodes ricinus; Lagopus lagopus scoticus; chicks; disease vectors; females; field experimentation; game birds; grouse; hosts; human diseases; new methods; permethrin; pest control; sheep; ticks; United Kingdom
- ... Ticks are important arthropod vectors of diseases of human, livestock, and wildlife hosts. In the United Kingdom, the sheep tick (Ixodes ricinus) is increasingly recognized as a main limiting factor of red grouse (Lagopus lagopus) populations, a game bird of high economic value. We evaluated the effectiveness of a new practical technique that could help managers reduce negative impacts of ticks on ...