Perspectives for the use of plant extracts to control the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus.

@article{Borges2011PerspectivesFT,
  title={Perspectives for the use of plant extracts to control the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus.},
  author={L{\'i}gia Miranda Ferreira Borges and Lorena Alessandra Dias de Sousa and Carolina da Silva Barbosa},
  journal={Revista brasileira de parasitologia veterinaria = Brazilian journal of veterinary parasitology : Orgao Oficial do Colegio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinaria},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={89-96}
}
The evolution of resistance of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus to synthetic acaricides has given rise to the need for new scientific investigations on alternative ways to control this tick. In this regard, various studies on plants have been developed in an attempt to find extracts with acaricidal properties. Evaluations on plant extracts for controlling R. (B.) microplus have grown intensely over the last decade. There are many advantages from using plant extracts: for example, they can be… CONTINUE READING
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