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This is the first major update since the 1950’s to the composition and distribution of hard ticks in Alberta. Sixteen species were identified, the largest number of tick species in a single report from Alberta. The most common tick species identified from hosts which had not left Alberta were...
Farkas, R., Kaufman, R., Jachim, A., Chomel, B., Otranto, D., Guillot, J., Franc, M., Wall, R., Pfister, K., Jongejan, F., Pollmeier, M., Inokuma, H., Beugnet, F., Baneth, G., Sainz, A., Bowman, A. S., Halos, L.
Although widely used, the term repellency needs to be employed with care when applied to ticks and other periodic or permanent ectoparasites. Repellency has classically been used to describe the effects of a substance that causes a flying arthropod to make oriented movements away from its source....