In article <48t0ai$ddt at news.cis.okstate.edu> Alan S. Bowman writes:
>I am preparing a review of some our groups work on tick salivary
>prostaglandins and I should like to convey to the reader the importance/
>impact of ticks. I am aware of the articles by Steelman (1976) and the
>FAO's data of 1984. However, I was wondering if anybody knew of any more
>recent data relating to the impact of ticks - either the cost of tick
>damage or tick control measures - in the veterinary or medical arena.
>Any information is most welcome.
>Thanks for your help.
>Alan S. Bowman
Have a look at:
De Castro JJ, Newson RM (1993)
Host resistance in cattle tick control.
Parasitol Today 9:13-17
Karl-Heinz Kuhn (Invertebrate Immunity; Ixodes ricinus - Borrelia burgdorferi)
Karl-Heinz.Kuhn at biologie.uni-regensburg.de