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LABARTHE, Norma V.. Biological control of tick populations: review and reflections. Cad. Saúde Pública [online]. 1994, vol.10, n.1, pp.47-52. ISSN 1678-4464.

This study is concerned with aspects of the relationship between ticks and their hosts that have a bearing on biological control of tick populations. It proposes control methods based on a program that would combine development of an effective vaccine with genetic selection of hosts.

Keywords : Resistance to Ticks; Boophilus microplus; Dermacentor andersoni; Rhipicephalus sanguineus.

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