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cattle tick

n.
A brown tick (Boophilus annulatus) whose bite transmits the causative agent of Texas fever in cattle.
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cat′tle tick`


n.
any tick of the genus Boophilus that is a vector for the protozoans that cause Texas fever.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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The cattle tick (Hyalomma impeltatum Schulze and Schlottke) is widely distributed in Saudi Arabia, the Near East and south-western part of Central Asia and Africa north of the equator (Apanaskevich and Horak, 2009).
In cross breed cattle tick infestation (38.88%) was also high in calve up to 1 year as compare to 1 to 3 year, 3 to 5 and above 5 years was (14.81%, 20% and 22% respectively).
Agriculture and other specialists from around the world address arthropod pests in the poultry industry, Brachycera flies in dairy farms, the cattle tick, and sheep myiasis; trypanosomosis, mosquito-borne diseases in the livestock industry, bluetongue virus, and tick-borne anaplasmosis, cowdriosis, and babesiosis; interventions like the use of an anti-tick vaccine for integrated cattle fever tick eradication in the US, biological control with parasitoids, entomopathogens, semiochemical tools for livestock pest control, genetic control of vectors, biosecurity, and a simulation model of stable flies and their control; and the impact of vector control, including costs.
public health experts say they are concerned, but not alarmed, by the presence of the longhorned tick, which is known in Australia as the bush tick and in New Zealand as the cattle tick. The ticks can reproduce rapidly and suck so much blood from a young animal that it dies, The Times reported.
Perspectives for the use of plant extracts to control the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus.
Jonsson, "Gene expression in the skin of Bos taurus and Bos indicus cattle infested with the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus," Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, vol.
Guerrero and his team sequenced the cattle tick genome, which is about 2.5 times the size of the human genome, they identified genes they are now using to develop a new vaccine against cattle fever ticks.
The productivity effects of cattle tick (Boophilus microplus) infestation on cattle, with particular reference to Bos indicus cattle and their crosses.
Zerbini, "Biossay of acaricide resistance on three common cattle tick species at Holotta, Central Ethiopia," Revue de Medecine Veterinaire, vol.