Resistance and the control of sheep ectoparasites.

  title={Resistance and the control of sheep ectoparasites.},
  author={Garry Levot},
  journal={International journal for parasitology},
  volume={25 11},
  • Garry Levot
  • Published 1995 in International journal for parasitology
For about 100 years Australian woolgrowers have used a variety of chemicals to control blowflies, lice and other ectoparasites of sheep. While the chemicals have changed considerably the application technology has not changed very much at all. Chemicals registered for use on sheep have paralleled the evolution of synthetic insecticides with the unfortunate consequence of the development of resistance in the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina, following closely behind. Organochlorine… CONTINUE READING


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