Toxicity of Khaya senegalensis (Meliaceae) Seed Oil Against the Larvae of Boophilus decoloratus: A One-Host Tick in Cattle

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The in vitro toxicity of seed oil of Khaya senegalensis (family: Meliaceae) was tested against the larvae of a one host tick, Boophilus decoloratus (family: Ixodidae or hard tick) known as ‘blue tick’ parasitic mainly to cattle commonly found in savannas of tropical equatorial Africa. The 20, 40, 60, 80, and 100 % concentrations of seed oil were found to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12595-012-0058-8

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