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Robert John Miller
Tick and Biting Fly Research
Entomology

Phone: (956) 205-7652
Fax: (956) 205-7638

22675 N. MOOREFIELD RD
MOORE AIR BASE BLDG 6419
EDINBURG , TX 785410000

Projects
Genotyping Babesia Strains Circulating in Bovines and Cattle Fever Ticks in Puerto Rico
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 426922
Possible Role of Invasive Herpestes Javanicus in Sustaining Cattle Fever Tick Populations in Puerto Rico
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 426109
Assessment Simulation Tools for Integrated Tick Management of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in Puerto Rico
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 426553
Investigating the Potential Interaction between Anti-tick Vaccination and Systemic Acaricide Treatments
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 429734
Cattle Fever Tick Eradication
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428021
Genomics of Livestock Pests
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427176
Assessment of Ticks' Resistance to Acaricides in the Caribbean and Development of Strategies to Improve Surveillance and Control
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 428103
EXPERIMENTAL BM86-BASED VACCINE FOR THE CATTLE FEVER TICK ERADICATION PROGRAM
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 423237
Adapting TickBot Technology to Support Efforts by Appropriated Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Research Project
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430412
Characterization of Resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus from the State of Veracruz, Mexico
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429341
Characterization of the Invasion of the Cattle Fever Tick in West Africa and Evaluation of the Associated Threats for Livestock Health
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426655
Cattle Fever Tick Detection by Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy (NIRS) Analysis of Bovine Feces
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427555
Soft Tick (Argasidae) Biology and Ecology
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427851

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Research and development of anti-tick vaccines for use in Texas and Puerto Rico Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus control programs -
Integrated control of the southern cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, in Puerto Rico using new and alternative products -
Differential susceptibilities of organophosphate-resistant and susceptible strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) mircoplus (Acari: Ixodidae) to Lippia gracilis essential oil and its major components -
Costa-Junior, L.M., Miller, R., Alves, P.B., Blank, A.F., Li, A.Y., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2016. Differential susceptibilities of organophosphate-resistant and susceptible strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) mircoplus (Acari: Ixodidae) to Lippia gracilis essential oil and its major components. Veterinary Parasitology. 228:60-64.
Acaricidal efficacies of Lippia gracilis essential oil and its phytochemicals against organophosphate-resistant and susceptible strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus -
In vitro and in vivo effect of Citrus limon essential oil against sarcoptic mange in rabbits -
Aboelhadid, S.M., Mahrous, L.N., Hashem, S.A., Abdel-Kafy, E.M., Miller, R. 2016. In vitro and in vivo effect of Citrus limon essential oil against sarcoptic mange in rabbits. Parasitology Research. 115:3013-3020.
Cattle tick vaccine researchers join forces in CATVAC -
Schetters, T., Bishop, R., Crampton, M., Kopacek, P., Lew-Tabor, A., Maritz-Olivier, C., Miller, R., Mosqueda, J., Patarroyo, J., Rodriguez-Valle, M., Scoles, G.A., De La Fuente, J. 2016. Cattle tick vaccine researchers join forces in CATVAC. Parasites & Vectors. 9:105.
Modern advances in sustainable tick control -
Tick-borne Diseases in Animals and USDA Research on Tick Control -
Li, A.Y., Guerrero, F., Miller, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2015. Tick-borne Diseases in Animals and USDA Research on Tick Control. American Mosquito Control Association. P.38.
The mitochondrial genome of a Texas outbreak strain of the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, derived from whole genome sequencing Pacific Biosciences and Illumina reads -
Mccooke, J., Guerrero, F., Barrero, R., Black, M., Hunter, A., Bell, C., Faye, S., Miller, R., Bellgard, M. 2015. The mitochondrial genome of a Texas outbreak strain of the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, derived from whole genome sequencing Pacific Biosciences and Illumina reads. Elsevier. Gene. 571(1):135-141.
Acetylcholinesterase 1 in populations of organophosphate-resistant North American strains of the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) Reprint Icon -
Bendele, K.G., Guerrero, F., Miller, R., Li, A.Y., Barrero, R., Moolhuijzen, P., Black, M., Mccooke, J., Meyer, J., Hill, C., Bellgard, M. 2015. Acetylcholinesterase 1 in populations of organophosphate-resistant North American strains of the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Parasitology Research. 114(8):3027-3040.
Research project for integrated control of the southern cattle fever tick in Puerto Rico -
Detection of permethrin resistance and fipronil tolerance in Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the United States Reprint Icon -
Eiden, A.L., Kaufman, P.E., Oi, F.M., Allan, S.A., Miller, R. 2015. Detection of permethrin resistance and fipronil tolerance in Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the United States. Journal of Medical Entomology. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjv005.
Genome-based approach to discover new livestock pest control technologies: The horn fly (Haematobia irritans) genome sequencing project -
Reduced efficacy of commercial acaricides against populations of resistant cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus from two municipalities of Antioquia, Colombia Reprint Icon -
Lopez, A., Villar, D., Chaparro, J., Miller, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2015. Reduced efficacy of commercial acaricides against populations of resistant cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus from two municipalities of Antioquia, Colombia. Environmental Health. 8(2):71-80.
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus aquaporin as an effective vaccine antigen to protect against cattle tick infestations Reprint Icon -
Guerrero, F., Andreotti, R., Bendele, K.G., Cunha, R.C., Miller, R., Yeater, K.M., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2014. Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus aquaporin as an effective vaccine antigen to protect against cattle tick infestations. Parasites & Vectors. 7:475.
Multiple mutations in the para-sodium channel gene are associated with pyrethroid resistance in Rhipicephalus microplus from the United States and Mexico -
Stone, N.E., Olafson, P.U., Davey, R.B., Buckmeier, B.G., Bodine, D.L., Sidak-Loftis, L.C., Duhaime, R.A., Miller, R., Mosqueda, J., Scoles, G.A., Wagner, D.M., Busch, J. 2014. Multiple mutations in the para-sodium channel gene are associated with pyrethroid resistance in Rhipicephalus microplus from the United States and Mexico. Parasites & Vectors. 7:456.
Challenges with the southern cattle fever tick in Puerto Rico: Then and now -
Acaricide resistance and strategies to mitigate economic impact of the southern cattle fever tick (Rhipicephalus microplus) on livestock production systems in the Americas -
Widespread Movement of Invasive Cattle Fever Ticks (Rhipicephalus microplus) in Southern Texas Leads to Shared Local Infestations on Cattle and Deer -
Busch, J.D., Stone, N.E., Nottingham, R., Araya-Anchetta, A., Lewis, J., Hochhalter, C., Giles, J.R., Freeman, J.M., Buckmeier, B.G., Bodine, D.L., Duhaime, R.A., Miller, R., Davey, R.B., Olafson, P.U., Scoles, G.A., Wagner, D.M. 2014. Widespread movement of invasive cattle fever ticks (Rhipicephalus microplus) in southern Texas leads to shared local infestations on cattle and deer. Parasites & Vectors. 7:188.
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus resistant to acaricides and ivermectin in cattle farms of Mexico -
Rodriguez-Vivas, R.I., Perez-Cogollo, L.C., Rosado-Aguilar, J.A., Ojeda-Chi, M.M., Trinidad-Martinez, I., Miller, R., Li, A.Y., Perez De Leon, A.A., Guerrero, F., Klafke, G.M. 2014. Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus resistant to acaricides and ivermectin in cattle farms of Mexico. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology. 23(2):113-122.
Acaricide and Ivermectin resistance in a field population of Rhipicephalus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) in the Mexican Tropics -
Rodriguez-Vivas, R.I., Miller, R., Ojeda-Chi, M.M., Rosado-Aguilar, J.A., Trinidad-Martinez, I.C., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2014. Acaricide and Ivermectin resistance in a field population of Rhipicephalus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) in the Mexican Tropics. Veterinary Parasitology. 200(1-2):179-188.
In vitro and in vivo evaluation of cypermethrin, amitraz, and piperonyl butoxide mixtures for the control of resistant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Mexican tropics -
Rodriguez-Vivas, I.R., Li, A.Y., Ojeda-Chi, M.M., Trinidad-Martinez, I., Rosado-Aguilar, J.A., Miller, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2013. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of cypermethrin, amitraz, and piperonyl butoxide mixtures for the control of resistant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Mexican tropics. Veterinary Parasitology. 197:288-296.
Acaricide Resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus: Impact on Agro-Biosecurity and Cattle Trade between Mexico and the United States of America -
Functional and Pharmacological Characterization of a Tyramine Receptor from the Southern Cattle Tick, Rhipicephalus microplus -
Spatiotemporal Incidence of Acaracide Resistance among Outbreaks of Cattle Fever Ticks in the US -
Efficacy of an organophosphate mixture against an organophosphate-resistant strain of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) Reprint Icon -
Davey, R.B., Thomas, D.B., Pound, J.M., Lohmeyer, K.H., Miller, R. 2014. Efficacy of an organophosphate mixture against an organophosphate-resistant strain of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 48(4):306-316.
Mitigation of Resistance Through Mixtures of Traditional Pesticides, Anti-tick Vaccines, and New Acaricides Developed by the Pharmaceutical Industry -
Miller, R., Li, A.Y., Rodriguez-Vivas, R.I., Guerrero, F., Perez de Leon, A.A. 2012. Mitigation of Resistance Through Mixtures of Traditional Pesticides, Anti-tick Vaccines, and New Acaricides Developed by the Pharmaceutical Industry. In: Scientific Committee of the VII International Seminar in Animal Parasitology. 1:120-129.
Resistance of the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus to ivermectin in Mexico -
Rodriguez-Vivas, R.I., Perez-Cogollo, L.C., Rosado-Aguilar, J.A., Ojeda-Chi, M.M., Trinidad-Martinez, I., Torres-Acosta, J.F., Miller, R., Li, A.Y., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. Resistance of the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus to ivermectin in Mexico. Workshop Proceedings. p. 52-68.
USDA-ARS Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory Tick & Biting Fly Research Unit scientific update -
Distribution Patterns of Three Sodium Channel Mutations Associated with Pyrethroid Resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus Populations from North and South America, South Africa and Australia -
Lovis, L., Guerrero, F., Miller, R., Bodine, D.L., Betschart, B., Sager, H. 2012. Distribution Pptterns of three sodium channel mutations associated with pyrethroid resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus populations from North and South America, South Africa and Australia. International Journal for Parasitology: Drug and Drug Resistance. 2:216-224.
Adaptation of in vitro bioassays for the diagnosis of resistance to Fipronil and Ivermectin in R. (B.) microplus -
Castro Janer, E., Schumaker, T.S., Klafke, G.M., Rifran, L., Gonzalez, P., Niell, C., Namindome, A., Gil, A., Piaggio, J., Martins, J., Mendes, M., Miller, R. 2012. Adaptation of in vitro bioassays for the diagnosis of resistance to Fipronil and Ivermectin in R. (B.) microplus. In: Janer, C., Garrapata, E. Resistencia a fipronil e ivermectina en rodeos vacunos de Uruguay y Brasil. Instituto Nacional de Inbestigación Agropecuaria. 1-69.
Exploring the use of anti-tick vaccine as tool for integrated eradication of the cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus Reprint Icon -
Miller, R., Estrada-Pena, A., Almazan, C., Yeater, K.M., Messenger, M., Ellis, D., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. Exploring the use of anti-tick vaccine as tool for integrated eradication of the cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus. Vaccine. 30(38):5682-5687.
Integrated strategy for sustainable cattle fever tick eradication in U.S.A. is required to mitigate the impact of global change Reprint Icon -
Perez De Leon, A.A., Pete, T.D., Auclair, A.N., Messenger, M.T., Guerrero, F., Schuster, G., Miller, R. 2012. Integrated strategy for sustainable cattle fever tick eradication in U.S.A. is required to mitigate the impact of global change. Frontiers in Systems Biology. 3:195.
The US experience of eradicating and preventing re-infestation with cattle fever ticks -
Li, A.Y., Miller, R., Pound, J.M., Guerrero, F., Temeyer, K.B., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. The US experience of eradicating and preventing re-infestation with cattle fever ticks. Workshop Proceedings. 4th International Bayer Cattle Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal, June 3, 2012 (4-19).
Global change and integrated approach for sustainable cattle fever tick eradication in the United States of America -
Anti-cattle tick vaccines: Many candidate antigens, but will a commercially viable product emerge? Reprint Icon -
Guerrero, F., Miller, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2012. Anti-cattle tick vaccines: Many candidate antigens, but will a commercially viable product emerge? International Journal for Parasitology. 42(5):421-427.
CattleTickBase: An integrated Internet-based bioinformatics resource for Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Reprint Icon -
Bellgard, M.I., Moolhuijzen, P.M., Guerrero, F., Schibeci, D., Rodriguez-Valle, M., Peterson, D.G., Dowd, S.E., Barrero, R., Hunter, A., Miller, R., Lew-Tabor, A. 2012. CattleTickBase: An integrated Internet-based bioinformatics resource for Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. International Journal for Parasitology. 42:161-169.
Acaricide research and development, resistance and resistance monitoring -
Guerrero, F., Perez De Leon, A.A., Rodriguez-Vivas, R.I., Jonsson, N., Miller, R., Andreotti, R. 2014. Acaricide research and development, resistance and resistance monitoring. In: Sonenshine, D.E., Roe, M.R., editors. Biology of Ticks. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 353-381.
Challenges for the Control and Eradication of the Tropical Cattle Tick Rhipicephalus microplus and Perspectives of Anti-tick vaccines -
Research update on the potential use of anti-tick vaccines to support the USDA Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program -
Epidemiological and biological aspects on Ornithodoros brasiliensis (mouro tick), an argasidae tick only found on the highlands region of Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil -
Phenotype changes inherited by crossing pyrethroid susceptible and resistant genotypes from the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Reprint Icon -
Aguilar-Tipacamu, G., Rosario-Cruz, R., Miller, R., Guerrero, F., Rodriguez-Vivas, R.I., Garcia-Vazquez, Z. 2011. Phenotype changes inherited by crossing pyrethroid susceptible and resistant genotypes from the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 54(3):301-311.
Acaricide resistance of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil Reprint Icon -
Andreotti, R., Guerrero, F., Soares, M.A., Barros, J.C., Miller, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2011. Acaricide resistance of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinaria. 20(2):127-133.
Efficacy of spinosad against acaricide-resistant and -susceptible Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and acaricide-susceptible Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis Reprint Icon -
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.
Efficacy and blood sera analysis of a long-acting formulation of moxidectin against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae)on treated cattle Reprint Icon -
Davey, R.B., Pound, J.M., Klavons, J.A., Lohmeyer, K.H., Freeman, J.M., Perez De Leon, A.A., Miller, R. 2011. Efficacy and blood sera analysis of a long-acting formulation of moxidectin against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) on treated cattle. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(2):314-321.
High resolution predictive mapping of Rhipicephalus microplus and R. annulatus in south Texas after vaccination with the anti-tick vaccine Gavac -
High resolution predictive mapping of Rhipicephalus microplus and R. annulatus in south Texas after vaccination with the anti-tick vaccine Gavac -
Estrada-Pena, A., Miller, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2010. High resolution predictive mapping of Rhipicephalus microplus and R. annulatus in south Texas after vaccination with the anti-tick vaccine Gavac [abstract]. Agricultural Research International Conference Proceedings. 1:298.
Shift in rules of engagement for eradication of cattle fever ticks in the United States -
Persistent efficacy and blood sera analysis of a long-acting (LA) formulation of moxidectin against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus on treated cattle -
New in vitro tests to evaluate the resistance level of the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, against acaricides -
Evaluation of the anti-tick vaccine Gavac® against Texas outbreak strains of Rhipicephalus microplus and R. annulatus -
Past, Present, and Future of Chemical Acaricides -
Miller, R. 2010. Past, Present, and Future of Chemical Acaricides. Acarology International Congress Proceedings. 1:155.
Mechanisms of acaricide resistance and use of synergized formulations for the control of resistant populations of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus -
First report of fipronil resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus of Mexico -
Laboratory evaluation of verbutin as a synergist of acaricides against larvae of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) -
Li, A.Y., Davey, R.B., Miller, R. 2010. Laboratory evaluation of verbutin as a synergist of acaricides against larvae of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1360-1364.
Influence of acaricide resistance in Mexican Rhipicephalus (Bophilus) microplus on the importation of cattle to the USA -
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.
Tests to determine LC50 and discriminating concentrations for fipronil against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) and their standardization -
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.
Rotation of treatments between spinosad and amitraz for the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus populations with amitraz resistance -
Jonsson, N.N., Miller, R., Kemp, D.H., Knowles, A., Ardila, A.E., Verrall, R.G., Rothwell, J.T. 2010. Rotation of treatments between spinosad and amitraz for the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus populations with amitraz resistance. Veterinary Parasitology. 169: 157-164.
First report of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus resistant to ivermectin in Mexico -
Miller, R. 2010. First report of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus resistant to ivermectin in Mexico. Veterinary Parasitology. 168:165-169.
Selection of an ivermectin-resistant strain of Rhipicephalus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Brazil -
Klafke, G.M., Aguiar De Albuquerqu, T., Miller, R., Sato-Schumaker, T.T. 2010. Selection of an ivermectin-resistant strain of Rhipicephalus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Brazil. Veterinary Parasitology. 168(1-2):97-104.
Genotyping mutation in BmAChE3: A survey of laboratory and Mexican strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus that are resistant or susceptible to coumaphos -
Temeyer, K.B., Olafson, P.U., Miller, R. 2009. Genotyping mutation in BmAChE3: A survey of laboratory and Mexican strains of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus that are resistant or susceptible to coumaphos. Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(6):1355-1360.
Evaluation of Pyrethroid and Amitraz Mixtures for the Control of the Southern Cattle Tick Boophilus microplus -
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 Reprint Icon -
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.
Effect of rainfall exposure immediately after a single dip treatment with coumaphos on the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari:Ixodidae) on infested cattle -
Davey, R.B., Miller, J.A., Miller, R., George, J.E. 2009. Effect of rainfall exposure immediately after a single dip treatment with coumaphos on the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari:Ixodidae) on infested cattle. Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(1):93-99.
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 -
Microarray analysis of acaricide inducible gene expression in the southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus Reprint Icon -
Saldivar, L., Guerrero, F.D., Miller, R.J., Bendele, K.G., Gondo, C., Brayton, K.A. 2008. Microarray analysis of acaricide inducible gene expression in the southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Insect Molecular Biology. 17(6):597-606.
Differential response to diazinon and coumaphos in a strain of Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) collected in Mexico -
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 Reprint Icon -
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 -
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.
Genetic basis and impact of tick acaricide resistance Reprint Icon -
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
Genetics and mechanisms of permethrin resistance in the Santa Luiza strain of Boophilus microplus Acari:Ixodidae) -
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.
Efficacy of amitraz applied as a dip against an amitraz-resistant strain of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari:Ixodidae) infested on cattle -
Davey, R.B., Miller, R., George, J.E. 2008. Efficacy of amitraz applied as a dip against an amitraz-resistant strain of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari:Ixodidae) infested on cattle. Veterinary Parasitology. 152(1-2):127-135.
Characterization of permethrin-resistant Boophilus microplus (Acari:Ixodidae) collected from the State of Coahuila, Mexico -
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) -
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.
A COMPARISON OF THREE BIOASSAY TECHNIQUES TO DETERMINE AMITRAZ SUSCEPTIBILITY IN BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS (ACARI: IXODIDAE) -
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.
FIRST REPORT OF PEMETHRIN-RESISTANT BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS (ACARI: IXODIDAE) COLLECTED WITHIN THE UNITED STATES -
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.
Critical evaluation of the modified-adult immersion test with discriminating dose bioassy for Boophilus microplus using American and Australian isolates -
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.
Serial analysis of gene expression in the southern cattle tick following acaricide treament of larvae from organophosphate resistant and susceptible strains -
Guerrero, F.D., Bendele, K.G., Chen, A.C., Li, A.Y., Miller, R.J., Pleasance, E., Varhol, R., Rousseau, M.-E., Nene, V.M. 2007. Serial analysis of gene expression in the southern cattle tick following acaricide treament of larvae from organophosphate resistant and susceptible strains. Insect Molecular Biology. 16(1):49-60.
Larval immersion tests with ivermectin in populations of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) from State of Sao Paulo, Brazil -
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.
COMPARISON OF THE REPORDUCTIVE BIOLOGY BETWEEN ACARICIDE-RESISTANT AND ACARICIDE-SUSCEPTIBLE RHIPICEPHALUS (BOOPLILUS) MICROPLUS (ACARI:IXODIDAE) -
Davey, R.B., George, J.E., Miller, R.J. 2006. Comparison of the reporductive biology between acaricide-resistant and acaricide-susceptible Rhipicephalus (Booplilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Veterinary Parasitology. 139:211-220.
MODE OF INHERITANCE OF AMITRAZ RESISTANCE IN A BRAZILIAN STRAIN OF THE SOUTHERN CATTLE TICK, BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS (ACARI:IXODIDAE) -
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 -
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.
COMPARISON OF CARBON DIOXIDE- AND OCTENOL-BAITED ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS SURVEILLANCE MOSQUITO TRAPS AT THE SHOAL WATER BAY TRAINING AREA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA -
Miller, R., Wing, J., Cope, S., Davey, R.B., Kline, D.L. 2005. Comparison of carbon dioxide- and octenol-baited encephalitis virus surveillance mosquito traps at the Shoal Water Bay training area, Queensland, Australia. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 21(4):497-500.
FIRST REPORT OF ORGANOPHOSPHATE-RESISTANT BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS (ACARI: IXODIDAE) WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -
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 -
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.
AN IN VITRO LARVAL IMMERSION MICROASSAY FOR IDENTIFYING AND CHARACTERIZING CANDIDATE ACARICIDES -
White, W.H., Plummer, P.R., Kemper, C.J., Miller, R.J., Davey, R.B., Kemp, D.H., Hughes, S., Smith II, C.K., Gutierrez, J.A. 2004. An in vitro larval immersion microassay for identifying and characterizing candidate acaricides. Journal of Medical Entomology. 41(6):1034-1042.
THERAPEUTIC AND PERSISTENT EFFICACY OF A SINGLE INJECTION TREATMENT OF IVERMECTIN AND MOXIDECTIN AGAINST BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS (ACARI:IXODIDAE) ON INFESTED CATTLE -
Davey, Ronald B., Miller, J. Allen, George, John E., Miller, Robert J. 2005. Therapeutic and persistent efficacy of a single injection treatment of ivermectin and moxidectin against Boophilus microplus (Acari:Ixodidae) on infested cattle. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 35:117-129.
REPELLENCY OF PERMETHRIN TREATED BATTLE DRESS UNIFORMS DURING OPERATION TANDEM THRUST 2001 -
Miller, R., Wing, J., Cope, S.E., Klavons, J.A., Kline, D.L. 2004. Repellency of permethrin treated battle dress uniforms during operation tandem thrust 2001. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 20(4):462-464.
ORGANOPHOSPHATE RESISTANCE IN MEXICAN STRAINS OF BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS: A MAJOR THREAT TO THE U.S. CATTLE INDUSTRY -
Temeyer, K.B., Pound, J.M., Miller, J.A., Chen, A.C., Pruett Jr, J.H., Guerrero, F., Davey, R.B., Untalan, P.M., Lohmeyer, K.H., Li, A.Y., Miller, R., George, J.E. 2004. Organophosphate resistance in Mexican strains of Boophilus microplus: A major threat to the U.S. cattle industry. Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Bulletin of Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 17:43-51.
FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE PREVALENCE OF ACARICIDE RESISTANCE AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES -
Foil, L.D., Coleman, P., Eisler, M., Fragoso-Sanchez, H., Garcia-Vasquez, Z., Guerrero, F., Jonsson, N.N., Li, A.Y., Miller, R., Pruett Jr, J.H., S. Toor. 2004. Factors that influence the prevalence of acaricide resistance and tick-borne diseases. Veterinary Parasitology. 125:163-181.
INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT OF CATTLE TICKS (BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS AND B. ANNULATUS) -
Miller, R. 2004. Integrated pest management of cattle ticks (Boophilus microplus and B. annulatus). In: Proceedings of the Third International Seminar of Animal Reproduction and the Production of Milk and Meat, February 26-27, 2004, Mexico City, Mexico. p. 41-46.
BMIGI: A DATABASE OF CDNAS EXPRESSED IN BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS, THE TROPICAL/SOUTHERN CATTLE TICK -
Guerrero, F.D., Miller, R.J., Rousseau, M.-E, Sunkara, S., Quackenbush, J., Lee, Y., Nene, V. 2005. BmiGI: A database of cDNAs expressed in Boophilus microplus, the tropical/southern cattle tick. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 35:585-595.
DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF AMITRAZ RESISTANCE IN THE SOUTHERN CATTLE TICK, BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS (ACARI: IXODIDAE) -
LI, A.Y., DAVEY, R.B., MILLER, R., GEORGE, J.E. DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF AMITRAZ RESISTANCE IN THE SOUTHERN CATTLE TICK, BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS (ACARI: IXODIDAE). JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 2004. v. 41. p. 193-200.
USE OF A MODIFIED-LARVAL PACKET TEST TO MEASURE AMITRAZ SUSCEPTIBILITY IN B. MICROPLUS IN BRAZIL, NEW CALEDONIA, & URUGUAY, AND A COMPARISON OF THE MODIFIED-LPT TO A MODIFIED-SHAW TECHNIQUE FOR AMITRAZ TESTING IN B. MICROPLUS -
MILLER, R., RICARDO-MARTINS, J., DUCORNEZ, S., BARRE, N., ANGELICA-SOLARI, M., CUORE, U., GEORGE, J.E. USE OF A MODIFIED-LARVAL PACKET TEST (LPT) TO MEASURE AMITRAZ SUSCEPTIBILITY IN BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS IN BRAZIL, NEW CALEDONIA, & URUGUAY, AND A COMPARISON OF THE MODIFIED-LPT TO A MODIFIED-SHAW TECHNIQUE FOR AMITRAZ TESTING IN BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS. PROCEEDINGS OF V INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR OF ANIMAL PARASITOLOGY, 1-3 OCTOBER 2003, MERIDA, YUCATAN, MEXICO. 2003. p. 118-123.
ADULT IMMERSION TESTS OF ACARICIDE SUSCEPTIBILITY IN AMERICAN AND AUSTRALIAN STRAINS OF BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS -
JONSSON, N.N., MILLER, R., FINN, A., VERRALL, R.G., GEORGE, J.E. ADULT IMMERSION TESTS OF ACARICIDE SUSCEPTIBILITY IN AMERICAN AND AUSTRALIAN STRAINS OF BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS. PROCEEDINGS of V INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR OF ANIMAL PARASITOLOGY, 1-3 OCTOBER 2003, MERIDA, YUCATAN, MEXICO. 2003. P. 86-91.
EFFICACY OF VARIOUS CONCENTRATIONS OF COUMPAHOS TO CONTROL ADULT, NYMPHAL, AND LARVAL STAGES OF AN ORGANOPHOSPHATE-RESISTANT STRAIN OF BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS ON INFESTED CATTLE -
DAVEY, R.B., GEORGE, J.E., MILLER, R. J. EFFICACY OF VARIOUS CONCENTRATIONS OF COUMAPHOS TO CONTROL ADULT, NYMPHAL, AND LARVAL STAGES OF AN ORGANOPHOSPHATE-RESISTANT STRAIN OF BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS ON INFESTED CATTLE. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF VETERINARY RESEARCH. 2003. v. 64(6), p. 684-689.
CONTROL OF IXODES SCAPULARIS AND AMBLYOMMA AMERICANUM USING THE '4-POSTER' TREATMENT DEVICE ON DEER IN MARYLAND -
Carroll, J.F., Allen, P.C., Hill, D.E., Pound, J., Miller, J., George, J. 2002. Control of ixodes scapularis and amblyomma americanum using the '4-poster' treatment device on deer in maryland. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 28:289-296.
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