Artificial infestation of Boophilus microplus in beef cattle heifers of four genetic groups

Resistance of beef cattle heifers to the cattle tick Boophilus microplus was evaluated by artificial infestation of 66 beef cattle heifers of the following genetic groups: 16 Nelore (NE), 18 Canchim x Nelore (CN), 16 Angus x Nelore (AN) and 16 Simmental x Nelore (SN). The animals, with a mean age of...

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Publication Date:2007
Main Author: Silva,Ana Mary da
Other Authors: Alencar,Maurício Mello de, Regitano,Luciana Correia de Almeida, Oliveira,Márcia Cristina de Sena, Barioni Júnior,Waldomiro
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Genética
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1415-47572007000600020
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