Biocontrol of pigeon tick Argas reflexus (Acari: Argasidae) by entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium Anisopliae (Ascomycota: Hypocreales)

The pigeon tick Argas reflexus is a pathogen-transmitting soft tick that typically feeds on pigeons, but can also attack humans causing local and systemic reactions. Chemical control is made difficult due to environmental contamination and resistance development. As a result, there is much interest...

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Publication Date:2011
Main Author: Tavassoli,Mosa
Other Authors: Pourseyed,Seyed Hassan, Ownagh,Abdulghaffar, Bernousi,Iraj, Mardani,Karim
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1517-83822011000400030
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