[Ability of female ixodid ticks to recover from poisoning with DDT in the process of feeding].

Abstract

Ability of hungary females of Ixodes persulcatus, Haemaphysalis concinna and Dermacentor silvarum to feed and lay eggs after having been exposed to different DDT doses (LD100) has been studied. The ticks heavily injuried but still mobile can feed on the host and lay eggs, i.e. to overcome the poisoning. Clutches laid by these females do not differ from… (More)

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