J Invertebr Pathol 2021 Apr 18:107592. Epub 2021 Apr 18.
United States Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Plains Area, Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research laboratory, Cattle Fever Tick Research Laboratory, Edinburg, TX 78541, United States; United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Plains Area; Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, Cattle Fever Tick Research Laboratory; 22675 N. Moorefield Rd., Moore Airbase, Building 6419, Edinburg, Texas, USA 78541. Electronic address:
Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs), Steinernema riobrave and Heterorhabditis floridensis are under evaluation for eradication of the southern cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus microplus infesting nilgai antelope, in South Texas. Cattle fever ticks are a significant threat to the U.S. Read More