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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Haematobia irritans</i> L., horn fly, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musca domestica</i> L., house fly, and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stomoxys calcitrans</i> (L.), stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae).

This book chapter summarizes work since 2001 on the biological control of three common pests of livestock in Canada: the horn fly Haematobia irritans L., the house fly Musca domestica L., and the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: Muscidae). The chapter begins with a review of the pest...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Lysyk, T. J.; Gibson, G. A. P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Haematobia irritans</i> (L.), horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae).

This chapter focuses on horn fly (Haematobia irritans) occurring on cattle, horses and game elks in Canada, and provides an overview of its biological control agents (parasitoids, predators and entomopathogens) that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of effectiveness of the...

Author(s)
Lysyk, T. J.; Floate, K. D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musca domestica</i> L., house fly (Diptera: Muscidae).

This chapter focuses on house flies (Musca domestica) breeding in rotting organic matter associated with human habitation and livestock confinements (poultry houses, swine barns, cattle feed lots and dairies) and thereby serving as disease vectors in Canada. It provides an overview of the...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Lysyk, T. J.; Gibson, G. A. P.; Galloway, T. D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stomoxys calcitrans</i> (L.), stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae).

This chapter focuses on stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) attacking cattle in confined rearing facilities and humans in recreational areas in Canada, and provides an overview of the parasitoids and entomopathogenic bacteria that have been used for its management, and the evaluation of effectiveness...

Author(s)
Lysyk, T. J.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter