Impact of Spring Bird Migration on the Range Expansion of Ixodes scapularis Tick Population.


Many observational studies suggest that seasonal migratory birds play an important role in spreading Ixodes scapularis, a vector of Lyme disease, along their migratory flyways, and they are believed to be responsible for geographic range expansion of I. scapularis in Canada. However, the interplay between the dynamics of I. scapularis on land and migratory… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11538-015-0133-1


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