ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Pinpointing the Problem: Assessing the Impact of White-tailed Deer on the Spread of Cattle Fever Ticks (Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and R. (B.) annulatus) in South Texas

Wednesday, November 16, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:45 AM
Room D8, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizers:
Kimberly H. Lohmeyer
Pia Untalan Olafson


8:05 AM
Overview of the U.S. cattle fever tick eradication program: history and challenges
RB. Davey, USDA - ARS ; JM. Pound, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; Kh. Lohmeyer, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; PU. Olafson, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory
8:30 AM
Impact of white-tailed deer and exotic ungulate populations on cattle fever tick outbreaks in South Texas
Kh. Lohmeyer, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; JM. Pound, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; RB. Davey, USDA - ARS ; PU. Olafson, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; DM. Kammlah, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; MA. May, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory
8:55 AM
Novel technologies developed to control cattle fever ticks feeding on free-ranging white-tailed deer along the Rio Grande in South Texas
JM. Pound, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; RB. Davey, USDA - ARS ; Kh. Lohmeyer, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; DM. Kammlah, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; PU. Olafson, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Integration of ecologically-based approaches to re-eradicate cattle fever ticks from the U.S
G. Schuster, Texas A&M University - Kingsville ; DG. Hewitt, Texas A&M University - Kingsville ; A. Ortega-Santos, Texas A&M University - Kingsville ; TA. Campbell, USDA - APHIS ; M. Messenger, USDA - APHIS ; Ej. Bowers, USDA - APHIS ; Kh. Lohmeyer, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; JM. Pound, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; RB. Davey, USDA - ARS ; AA. Perez de Leon, Knipling-Bushland US Livestock Insect Research Laboratory ; CR. Currie, Texas A&M University - Kingsville ; N. Perry, Texas A&M University - Kingsville
10:25 AM
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks collected from Texas deer and cattle share gene pools
Joseph D. Busch, Northern Arizona University ; Nathan E. Stone, Northern Arizona University ; Roxanne D. Nera, Northern Arizona University ; Greta Buckmeier, USDA - ARS ; Deanna M. Bodine, USDA - ARS ; Ronald B. Davey, USDA - ARS ; Jeanne M. Freeman, USDA - ARS ; Glen A. Scoles, USDA - ARS ; Pia U. Olafson, USDA - ARS ; David M. Wagner, Northern Arizona University
10:50 AM
Biological differences between populations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus collected from white-tailed deer and from cattle
Glen A. Scoles, USDA - ARS ; Ronald B. Davey, USDA - ARS ; Pia U. Olafson, USDA - ARS ; Joseph D. Busch, Northern Arizona University ; David M. Wagner, Northern Arizona University
11:15 AM
Immune response of white-tailed deer to infestation by a one-host tick
Pia Untalan Olafson, USDA - ARS ; Jeanne M. Freeman, USDA - ARS ; Kimberly H. Lohmeyer, USDA - ARS ; J. Mat Pound, USDA - ARS ; D. Knowles, USDA - ARS
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