Tag: Ectoparasite

Integrated Ectoparasite control strategy: Food for thought

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article image GLOBALLY, THE well-being of animals is a matter of continuous onslaught by parasites; with a major category of arthropod ectoparasites affecting animal population on land. These ectoparasites represent a number of forms of parasitic associations with their hosts; permanent and intermittent, obligate and facultative, cutaneous and subcutaneous, etc. Arthropod ectoparasites are capable of inflicting great economic losses to livestock industry by producing direct nuisance and vectoring multiple…Read More