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Biology of Ticks : v.2 - Daniel E. Sonenshine

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This is the second of a two-volume work on the biology, morphology, ecology, disease relationships, and control of ticks. Volume 2 explores survival strategies of non-nidicolous ticks (those dispersed throughout the open landscape and attacking passing hosts) versus nidicolous ticks (those surviving in caves, burrows, nests, or man-made shelters). It also examines immunological responses to tick parasitism, the role of ticks in disease transmission, and the control of ticks through acaricides and recent innovative approaches using knowledge of tick and host ecology, tick pheromones, hormones, and modelling. An appendix is also included, with details on methods for collecting ticks in the natural environment, preparing ticks for study, and laboratory rearing. This book is a worthy complement to the first volume's outstanding achievement, and will be of interest to entomologists, physicians, veterinarians, and public health officers.

Part IV: Ecology, Behavior, and Host-Parasite Interactions 23. Ecology of Non-Nidicolous Ticks 24. Ecology of Nidiculous Ticks 25. Acquired Immunity to Ticks Part V: Tick-Borne and Tick-Caused Diseases 26. Tick-Borne Protozoan Diseases 27. Tick-Borne Arboviral Diseases 28. Tick-Borne Rickettsioses 29. Tick-Borne Bacteral Diseases 30. Tick Paralysis and other Tick-Borne Toxicoses Part VI: Control of Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 31. Control of Ticks Appendix Literature Cited Index

ISBN: 9780195084313
ISBN-10: 0195084314
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 482
Published: October 1993
Country of Publication: US
Volume Number: 2
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.0  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.12