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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY, ABILENE, TX
  • Investigation of Electroporation As a Means of Transformation of the Horn Fly with Green Fluorescent Protein


  • ALAN KIRK, MONTFERRIER SUR LEZ,
  • Native Range Collection and Evaluation of Candidate Biological Control Agents for Arundo Donax


  • CONTROL SOLUTIONS, INC., PASADENA, TX
  • Evaluation of Novel Acaricide for Controlling Cattle Fever Ticks, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus and R(b) Annulatus, and Lone Star Tick


  • HILL COUNTRY PEST CONTROL, INC., KERRVILLE, TX
  • Use of Canine to Detect and Alert to the Presence of Cattle Infested with Cattle Fever Ticks, Rhipicephalus (B.) Annulatus and Microplus


  • KERR WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, HUNT, TX
  • Kerr Wildlife Management Area - Control of Ticks Feeding on White-Tailed Deer


  • NATIONAL CENTER FOR GENOME RESOURCES, SANTA FE, NM
  • Cattle Tick Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis


  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE, RALEIGH, NC
  • Development of a Male-Only Strain of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)


  • PFIZER ANIMAL HEALTH, KALAMAZOO, MI
  • Experimental Bm86-Based Vaccine for the Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program


  • POSITIVE FEED, INC, SEALY, TX
  • Serum Concentration of Ivermectin in Pastured Cattle Provided Free-Access to An Ivermectin-Medicated Protein Or Mineral Block Supplement


  • TEXAS AGRILIFE RESEARCH, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • Functional Characterization and Target Validation of Tick (Boophilus Microplus) G Protein-Coupled Receptors


  • TEXAS ANIMAL HEALTH COMMISSION, AUSTIN, TX
  • Production and Efficacy Testing of Bm86-Texas Anti-Tick Vaccine for the Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program


  • UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE YUCATAN, MERIDA, YUCATAN,
  • Use of Synergized Acaricide Formulations for the Control of Resistant Populations of Rhipicephalus Microplus in the Mexican Tropics


  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
  • Molecular Mechanism of Non-Susceptibility to Pyrethroids in the Stable Fly, a Significant Livestock Pest

  • Investigations of Novel Target-Specific Ligands for Acetylcholinesterases of Arthropod Pests


  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM, HOUSTON, TX
  • Sequencing of Bac Ends from a Rhipicephalus Microplus Bac Library


  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, NE
  • Molecular Markers for Determining Population Differences in Screwworms Originating from Different Geographic Areas


  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS - PAN AMERICAN, EDINBURG, TX
  • Development of Mass Rearing Methods for the Biological Control Agent of Arundo Donax, Rhizaspidiotus Donacis, the Arundo Scale


  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO, SAN ANTONIO, TX
  • Systems Biology Investigations of Arthropod-Borne Diseases to Control Vectors of Pathogens


  • Last Modified: 4/23/2014
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