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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Serial cross - sections through the anterior part of the capitulum showing the
relationship between the hypostome , membrane over the preoral canal , and the
chelicerae . A , Section through the denticulate part of the hypostome and shafts
Rostral section showing the antero - dorsal glomeruli , cheliceral ganglion , the
palpal nerve , stomodeal pons , ventral glomeruli , and neurons in the cortex at
the periphery of the central neuropile region . The cell bodies of the cortex with ...
Outer layer of the lobe showing the external epithelial wall and the first layer of
granule containing cells . 17 . 10 . Interior of the lobe showing profiles of the
densely packed epithelial cells containing numerous simple and complex
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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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