Biological control of tick populations: review and reflections

Cadernos de Saúde Pública. 10(1):47-52


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Journal Title: Cadernos de Saúde Pública

ISSN: 0102-311X (Print); 1678-4464 (Online)

Publisher: Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Public aspects of medicine

Country of publisher: Brazil

Language of fulltext: Portuguese, Spanish; Castilian, English

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Norma V. Labarthe (Faculdade de Veterinária)


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Abstract | Full Text

This study is concerned with aspects of the relationship between ticks and their hosts that have a bearing on biological control of tick populations. It proposes control methods based on a program that would combine development of an effective vaccine with genetic selection of hosts.