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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPING AND USING MOLECULAR AND BIOCHEMICAL METHODS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF ACARICIDE RESISTANCE IN BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS

Location: Tick and Biting Fly Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Efficacy of spinosad against acaricide-resistant and -susceptible Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and acaricide-susceptible Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R., White, W.H., Davey, R.B., George, J.E., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2011. Efficacy of spinosad against acaricide-resistant and -susceptible Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and acaricide-susceptible Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(2):358–365.
Tests to determine LC50 and discriminating concentrations for fipronil against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) and their standardization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro-Janer, E., Rifran, L., Piaggio, J., Gil, A., Nari, A., Miller, R., Schumaker, T. 2010. Tests to determine LC50 and discriminating concentrations for fipronil against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) and their standardization. Veterinary Parasitology. 162: 120-128.
Influence of acaricide resistance in Mexican Rhipicephalus (Bophilus) microplus on the importation of cattle to the USA - (Proceedings)
Miller, R. 2010. Influence of acaricide resistance in Mexican Rhipicephalus (Bophilus) microplus on the importation of cattle to the USA. Symposium Proceedings. 1: 44-49.
Evaluation of Pyrethroid and Amitraz Mixtures for the Control of the Southern Cattle Tick Boophilus microplus - (Abstract Only)
Li, A.Y., Barre, N., Miller, R., Davey, R.B., George, J. 2009. Evaluation of Pyrethroid and Amitraz Mixtures for the Control of the Southern Cattle Tick Boophilus microplus. Livestock Insect Worker's Conference Annual Meeting. June 21-23, 2009. French Lick,IN.
Molecular survey of pyrethroid resistance mechanisms in Mexican field populations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosario Cruz, R., Guerrero, F., Miller, R., Rodriguez-Vivas, R.I., Tijerina, M., Dominguez-Garcia, D.I., Hernandez-Ortiz, R., Cornel, A.J., Mcabee, R.D., Alonso-Diaz, M.A. 2009. Molecular survey of pyrethroid resistance mechanisms in Mexican field populations of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Parasitology Research. 105:1145-1153.
A survey of fipronil- and ivermectin-resistant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus collected in Northern Mexico and the options for the management of acaricide-resistant ticks with pesticides - (Proceedings)
(03-Sep-08)
A survey of Rhipicephalus microplus populations for mutations associated by pyrethroid resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, A.C., He, H., Temeyer, K.B., Jones, S., Green, P., Barker, S.C. 2009. A survey of Rhipicephalus microplus populations for mutations associated by pyrethroid resistance. Journal of Economic Entomology. 120(1):373-380.
Differential response to diazinon and coumaphos in a strain of Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) collected in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R., Li, A.Y., Tijerina, M.A., Davey, R.B., George, J.E. 2008. Differential response to diazinon and coumaphos in a strain of Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) collected in Mexico. Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(5):905-911.
Inheritance of pyrethroid resistance and a sodium channel gene mutation in the cattle tick Boophilus microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aguilar-Tipacamu, G., Miller, R., Hernandez-Ortiz, R., Vasquez-Pelaez, C., Garcia-Vazquez, Z., Rodriguez-Vivas, R., Fragosa-Sanchez, H., Olvera-Valencia, F., Rosario-Cruz, R. 2008. Inheritance of pyrethroid resistance and a sodium channel gene mutation in the cattle tick Boophilus microplus. Parasitology Research. 103:633-639.
In vitro and in vivo evaluation of deltamethrin and amitraz mixtures for the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari:Ixodidae) in New Caledonia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barre, N., Li, A.Y., Miller, R. J., Gaia, H., Delathiere, J., Davey, R.B., George, J.E. 2008. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of deltamethrin and amitraz mixtures for the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in New Caledonia. Veterinary Parasitology. 155:110-119.
Gene structure and expression of a pyrethroid-metabolizing esterase, CzEst9, from a pyrethroid resistant Mexican population of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guerrero, F., Nene, V.M. 2008. Gene structure and expression of a pyrethroid-metabolizing esterase, CzEst9, from a pyrethroid resistant Mexican population of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(4):677-685.
Genetic basis and impact of tick acaricide resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosario-Cruz, R., Almazan-Garcia, C., Miller, R., Dominquez-Garcia, D., Hernandez-Ortiz, R., De La Fuente, J. 2009. Genetic basis and impact of tick acaricide resistance. Frontiers in Bioscience. 14:2657-2665
Acetylcholinesterase Mutation in Diazinon-Resistant Haematobia Irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Temeyer, K.B., Li, A.Y., Lohmeyer, K.H., Chen, A.C., Olafson, P.U., Sanson, D.W., Foil, L.D. 2008. Acetylcholinesterase mutation in diazinon-resistant Haematobia irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae). Veterinary Parasitology. 154(3-4):300-310.
Genetics and mechanisms of permethrin resistance in the Santa Luiza strain of Boophilus microplus Acari:Ixodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, A.Y., Davey, R.B., Miller, R., Guerrero, F., George, J.E. 2008. Genetics and mechanisms of permethrin resistance in the Santa Luiza strain of Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(3):427-438.
Serotonin-like immunoreactivity in the central nervous system of two Ixodid tick species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hummel, N.A., Li, A.Y., Witt, C.M. 2007. Serotonin-like immunoreactivity in the central nervous system of two Ixodid tick species. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 43(4):265-278.
Characterization of permethrin-resistant Boophilus microplus (Acari:Ixodidae) collected from the State of Coahuila, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R., Esparaza Rentaria, J.A., Quiroz Martinez, H., George, J.E. 2007. Characterization of permethrin-resistant Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from the State of Coahuila, Mexico. Journal of Medical Entomology. 44(5):895-897.
Acaricide Resistance and Synergism Between Permethrin and Amitraz Against Susceptible and Resistant Strains of Boophilus Microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, A.Y., Chen, A.C., Miller, R., Davey, R.B., George, J.E. 2007. Acaricide resistance and synergism between permethrin and amitraz against susceptible and resistant strains of Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Pest Management Science. 63(9):882-889.
First Report of Pemethrin-Resistant Boophilus Microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) Collected Within the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R. J., Davey, R.B., George, J.E. 2007. First report of pemethrin-resistant Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) collected within the United States. Journal of Medical Entomology. 44(2):308-315.
A Comparison of Three Bioassay Techniques to Determine Amitraz Susceptibility in Boophilus Microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R.J., Davey, R.B., White, W.H., George, J.E. 2007. A comparison of three bioassay techniques to determine amitraz susceptibility in Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 44(2):283-294.
Critical evaluation of the modified-adult immersion test with discriminating dose bioassy for Boophilus microplus using American and Australian isolates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jonsson, N.N., Miller, R.J., Robertson, J.L. 2007. Critical evaluation of the modified-adult immersion test with discriminating dose bioassy for Boophilus microplus using American and Australian isolates. Veterinary Parasitology. 146:307-315.
Involvement of Esterases in Diazinon Resistance and Biphasic Effects of Piperonyl Butoxide on Diazinon Toxicity to Haematobia Irritans Irritans (Diptera: Muscidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, A.Y., Guerrero, F.D., Pruett, J.H. 2007. Involvement of esterases in diazinon resistance and biphasic effects of piperonyl butoxide on diazinon toxicity to Haematobia irritans irritans (Diptera: Muscidae). Journal of Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 87:147-155
Larval immersion tests with ivermectin in populations of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) from State of Sao Paulo, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klafke, G.M., Sabatini, G.A., de Albuquerque, T.A., Martins, J.R., Kemp, D.H., Miller, R.J., Schumaker, T.T.S. 2006. Larval immersion tests with ivermectin in populations of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus microplus) (Acari: Ixodidae) from State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Veterinary Parasitology. 142(3-4):386-390.
Effects of Mid-Season Avermectin Treatments on Pyrethroid Resistance in Horn Fly (Diptera:muscidae) Populations at Three Locations in Louisiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oremus, G., Guerrero, F.D., Alison, Jr, M.W., Kimball, M.M., Kim, J.H., Foil, L.D. 2006. Effects of mid-season avermectin treatments on pyrethroid resistance in horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae) populations at three locations in Louisiana. Veterinary Parasitology. 141(1-2):156-164.
Role of Kdr and Esterase-Mediated Metabolism in Pyrethroid Resistant Populations of Haematobia Irritans Irritans (Diptera: Muscidae) in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guerrero, F., Barros, T. 2006. Role of kdr and esterase-mediated metabolism in pyrethroid resistant populations of Haematobia irritans irritans (Diptera: Muscidae) in Brazil. Journal of Medical Entomology. 43(5):896-901.
Mode of Inheritance of Amitraz Resistance in a Brazilian Strain of the Southern Cattle Tick, Boophilus Microplus (Acari:ixodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, A.Y., Davey, R.B., Miller, R., George, J.E. 2005. Mode of inheritance of amitraz resistance in a Brazilian strain of the southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Experimental and Applied Acarology. 37:183-198.
Roles Played by Esterase Activity and by a Sodium Channel Mutation Involved in Pyrethroid Resistance in Populations of Boophilus Microplus (Acari:ixodidae) Collected from Yucatan, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosario-Cruz, R., Guerrero, F., Miller, R., Rodrigues-Vivas, R.I., Dominguez-Garcia, D.I., Cornel, A.J., Hernandez-Ortiz, R., George, J.E. 2005. Roles played by esterase activity and by a sodium channel mutation involved in pyrethroid resistance in populations of Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from Yucatan, Mexico. Journal of Medical Entomology. 42(6):1020-1025.
Use of Synergists for Elucidation of Resistance Mechanisms and Management of Resistant Ticks and Horn Flys - (Proceedings)
Li, A.Y. 2005. Use of synergists for elucidation of resistance mechanisms and management of resistant ticks and horn flys. In: Proceedings of 30th Anos al Servicio de la Granderia Nacional, 1975-2005, June 8-9, 2005, Jiutepec, Morelos, Mexico. 2005 CDROM.
First Report of Organophosphate-Resistant Boophilus Microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) Within the United States of America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, R., Davey, R.B., George, J.E. 2005. First report of organophosphate-resistant Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) within the United States of America. Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(2):912-917.
Diagnosis of Amitraz Resistance in Boophilus Microplus in New Caledonia with the Modified Larval Packet Test - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ducornez, S., Barre, N., Miller, R., Garine-Wichatitsky, M. 2005. Diagnosis of amitraz resistance in Boophilus microplus in New Caledonia with the modified Larval Packet Test. Veterinary Parasitology. 130:285-292.
Toxicological and Biochemical Characterization of Coumaphos Resistance in the San Roman Strain of Boophilus Microplus (Acari:ixodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Andrew Y., Pruett, John H., Davey, Ronald B., George, John E. 2005. Toxicological and biochemical characterization of coumaphos resistance in the San Roman strain of Boophilus microplus (Acari:Ixodidae). Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 81:145-153.
Identification of Amino Acid Residues in the Insect Sodium Channel Critical for Pyrethroid Bindomg - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tan, J., Liu, Z., Wang, R., Huang, Z., Chen, A.C., Gurevitz, M., Dong, K. 2005. Identification of amino acid residues in the insect sodium channel critical for pyrethroid binding. Molecular Pharmacology. 67(2):513-522.
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