Control of ticks of ruminants, with special emphasis on livestock farming systems in India: present and future possibilities for integrated control—a review

S Ghosh, P Azhahianambi, José de la Fuente
Experimental & Applied Acarology 2006, 40 (1): 49-66
India is predominantly an agricultural country with about 70% of her population dependent on income from agriculture. Although India accounts for a significant share of world's livestock resources, livestock production is greatly affected by ticks and tick-borne diseases (TTBDs). Therefore, India represents a particularly interesting scenario for the study of TTBDs. Herein, we review the problems and opportunities for the integrated control of ticks of ruminants with special emphasis on livestock farming systems in India. Developments discussed in the review in the area of tick vaccines and other tick control measures should have an impact on the future of Indian livestock production.

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