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Veterinary Entomology: Livestock and Companion Animals

By: Ralph E Williams

343 pages, 200 b/w & col figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2009 | #182686 | ISBN-13: 9781420068498
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About this book

The first modern text dedicated to veterinary entomology, this work identifies those insects and related arthropods affecting the well being of livestock and companion animals. It provides detailed information on the problems they cause, while offering guidelines on recommended management practices with a special emphasis on current trends. Written by a leading expert, this book is an excellent resource for those involved with the handling and research of livestock and companion animals, as well as students in agricultural and veterinarian science.


INTRODUCTION. Arthropod Basics --Structure and Function. Principles of Host-Pest Relationships. Principles of Insect Pest Management. Flies (Diptera). Myiasis. Lice. Fleas. Mites. Ticks. Other Arthropod Groups of Veterinary Importance. Management of Beef Cattle Pests. Management of Dairy Pests. Management of Swine Pests. Management of Sheep/Goat Pests. Management of Poultry Pests. Management of Horse Pests. Management of Pet Pests. Management of Small Mammal Pests.

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