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Robert John Miller
Tick and Biting Fly Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (956) 205-7652
Fax: (956) 205-7638
USDA,ARS,CATTLE FEVER TICK RESEARCH LABORATORY
MOORE AIR BASE BLDG 6419
EDINBURG, TX, 78541

Projects
EVALUATION OF IMMUNE RESPONSE OF WHITE-TAILED DEER FOLLOWING VACCINATION WITH ANTI-CATTLE TICK VACCINE CANDIDATE ANTIGENS
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422954
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
Genotyping Babesia Strains Circulating in Bovines and Cattle Fever Ticks in Puerto Rico
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 426922
Genomics of Livestock Pests
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427176
Biology and Control of Ticks of Veterinary and Human Importance
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428021
Use of Synergized Acaricide Formulations for the Control of Resistant Populations of Rhipicephalus Microplus in the Mexican Tropics
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 420832
EXPERIMENTAL BM86-BASED VACCINE FOR THE CATTLE FEVER TICK ERADICATION PROGRAM
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 423237
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

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus aquaporin as an effective vaccine antigen to protect against cattle tick infestations - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Sep-14)
Acaricide resistance and strategies to mitigate economic impact of the southern cattle fever tick (Rhipicephalus microplus) on livestock production systems in the Americas - (Abstract Only) - (12-May-14)
Widespread Movement of Invasive Cattle Fever Ticks (Rhipicephalus microplus) in Southern Texas Leads to Shared Local Infestations on Cattle and Deer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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(n.2):113-122.
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Proceedings) - (10-Jun-13)
Functional and Pharmacological Characterization of a Tyramine Receptor from the Southern Cattle Tick, Rhipicephalus microplus - (Abstract Only) - (31-May-13)
Spatiotemporal Incidence of Acaracide Resistance among Outbreaks of Cattle Fever Ticks in the US - (Abstract Only) - (30-May-13)
Efficacy of an organophosphate mixture against an organophosphate-resistant strain of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 - (Other)
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 - (Other) - (12-Sep-12)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Book / Chapter)
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: Castro Janer, E.Garrapata: 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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 - (Abstract Only) - (07-Apr-12)
Anti-cattle tick vaccines: Many candidate antigens, but will a commercially viable product emerge? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Book / Chapter) - (28-Oct-11)
Challenges for the Control and Eradication of the Tropical Cattle Tick Rhipicephalus microplus and Perspectives of Anti-tick vaccines - (Abstract Only) - (23-Jun-11)
Research update on the potential use of anti-tick vaccines to support the USDA Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program - (Abstract Only) - (13-May-11)
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 - (Abstract Only) - (13-May-11)
Phenotype changes inherited by crossing pyrethroid susceptible and resistant genotypes from the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
Efficacy and blood sera analysis of a long-acting formulation of moxidectin against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae)on treated cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only) - (23-Aug-10)
High resolution predictive mapping of Rhipicephalus microplus and R. annulatus in south Texas after vaccination with the anti-tick vaccine Gavac - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Proceedings) - (01-Jul-10)
Persistent efficacy and blood sera analysis of a long-acting (LA) formulation of moxidectin against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus on treated cattle - (Proceedings) - (17-Jun-10)
New in vitro tests to evaluate the resistance level of the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, against acaricides - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jun-10)
Evaluation of the anti-tick vaccine Gavac® against Texas outbreak strains of Rhipicephalus microplus and R. annulatus - (Abstract Only) - (15-May-10)
Past, Present, and Future of Chemical Acaricides - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only) - (26-Apr-10)
First report of fipronil resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus of Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Apr-10)
Laboratory evaluation of verbutin as a synergist of acaricides against larvae of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
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.
Rotation of treatments between spinosad and amitraz for the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus populations with amitraz resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
Effect of rainfall exposure immediately after a single dip treatment with coumaphos on the control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari:Ixodidae) on infested cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Proceedings) - (03-Sep-08)
Microarray analysis of acaricide inducible gene expression in the southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
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
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.
Efficacy of amitraz applied as a dip against an amitraz-resistant strain of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari:Ixodidae) infested on cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
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.
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.
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.
Serial analysis of gene expression in the southern cattle tick following acaricide treament of larvae from organophosphate resistant and susceptible strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
Comparison of the Reporductive Biology Between Acaricide-Resistant and Acaricide-Susceptible Rhipicephalus (Booplilus) Microplus (Acari:ixodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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) - (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.
Comparison of Carbon Dioxide and Octenol-Baited Encephalitis Virus Surveillance Mosquito Traps at the Shoal Water Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.
An in Vitro Larval Immersion Microassay for Identifying and Characterizing Candidate Acaricides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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) - (Proceedings)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 - (Proceedings)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Proceedings)
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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