Biology of Ticks, Volume 1
Oxford University Press, 1991 - Science - 472 pages
This is the first volume of a two-volume work on the basic biology, ecology, disease transmission and control of ticks. Ticks are parasitic insects that infect cattle, birds and people. The health and economic consequences of ticks are so considerable that most land- grant universities have tick laboratories associated with their entomology departments. In addition, state and federal health officials are concerned with disease transmission by ticks. This first volume covers the anatomy, functional morphology, physiology, reproduction, development and ecology of ticks. The descriptions are comprehensive and fully up-to-date. Entomologists, and in particular tick specialists (acarologists), as well as public health officials, will find this work of interest. It will also be extremely useful to advanced students beginning research in these fields. Volume 2 will focus on ticks and disease, with sections on immunological response to tick parasitism, and the control of ticks and disease.
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Some endosomes with electron dense material , probably hemoglobin , are also
evident . Phagolysosomes appear as vesicles containing minute granules or
membrane fragments . Measurement bar , 0 . 5 um . 9 . 23 . Micrograph
Masses of secretory vesicles , apparently filled with proteinaceous materials , fill
the apical regions of the secretory cells . Many secretory vesicles contain electron
dense material , while others are much less dense or are reticulate and lack ...
05 um ) discontinuous electron - dense deposits of shell material between the
microvilli . Virgin females fed 9 days had ... Deposition of these cuticle materials
occurs initially around the bases of the microvilli . Ultrastructural studies indicate
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This is a great book dealing with ticks biology. There are a lot of experiments which have been used elaborately about these strange animals. Information about tick Pheromones are very interesting. The knowledge and understanding of the content of this book will be useful for better control of this blood feeding animals forever.
EVOLUTION AND SYSTEMATIC RELATIONSHIPS OF TICKS
ECOLOGY OF NONNIDICOLOUS TICKS
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