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Management of ticks and tick-borne diseases

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Management of ticks and tick-borne diseases; 2005; Book chapter; Tick-borne Diseases of Humans; Ginsberg, H.S.; Stafford, K.C., III

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The mainstays of tick management and protection from tick-borne diseases have traditionally been personal precautions and the application of acaricides. These techniques maintain their value, and current innovations hold considerable promise for future improvement in effective targeting of materials for tick control. Furthermore, an explosion of research in the past few decades has resulted in the development and expansion of several novel and potentially valuable approaches to tick control, including vaccination against tick-borne pathogen transmission and against tick attachment, host management, use of natural enemies (especially entomopathogenic fungi), and pheromone-based techniques. The situations that require tick management [...]

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