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Comparative ability of hybrid and homozygous resistant larvae of Lucilia cuprina to cause strikes under experimental conditions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  52354     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The intervals between the jetting of sheep with dieldrin or BHC, and the inducement of flystrike by implants of hybrid and homozygous BHC/dieldrin resistant larvae of Lucilia cuprina, were compared. Flystrikes soon established with homozygous resistant larvae, but considerable protection was afforded against hybrid larvae, the interval being longer with BHC than with dieldrin. Dieldrin was shown to have a residual effect on rr larvae in a mixed population 9 weeks after jetting. It is suggested that wide adoption of mulesing and mid-season's crutching would favour reversion to susceptibility in the blowfly and thus extend the field life of insecticides to which resistance has emerged.
G J Shanahan; N A Roxburgh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian veterinary journal     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0005-0423     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust. Vet. J.     Publication Date:  1975 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-12-12     Completed Date:  1975-12-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370616     Medline TA:  Aust Vet J     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  320-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hybridization, Genetic*
Insecticide Resistance*
Myiasis / prevention & control,  veterinary*
Sheep Diseases / prevention & control*
Reg. No./Substance:
58-89-9/Lindane; 60-57-1/Dieldrin

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