An Overview of the Plants Reported for Having Acaricidal and Anthelmintic Properties

  title={An Overview of the Plants Reported for Having Acaricidal and Anthelmintic Properties},
  author={Muhammad Arfan Zaman and Zafar Iqbal and Zia-Ud-Din Sandhu and Rao Zahid Abbas and Muhammad Fiaz Qamar},
  journal={International Journal of Agriculture and Biology},
Geo-climatic and socio-economic conditions provide a favourable environment for parasitic population of livestock in Pakistan. Hard ticks (Ixodidae) and gastrointestinal nematodes pose most serious threats to livestock industry. Stackholders rely on synthetic drugs to control these parasites. Emergence of drug resistance in these parasites; however, has provoked interest in alternate of synthetic drugs. Testing of plants used in ethnoveterinary medicine for their antiparasitic activity… Expand

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