Mass Rearing of Lone Star Ticks

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Efficient methods and materials for the mass rearing of Amblyomma americanum (L.) include the mass feeding of immature stages on chickens and the feeding of adults in cells on cattle. A masking tape-cold water method of collecting replete immatures was developed. Average population increases per generation has been 700X.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 1980

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