A better tick-control trap: Modified bait tube controls disease-carrying ticks and fleas
Robert S. Lane, Division of Insect Biology
Leslie E. Casher, Division of Insect Biology
Chindi A. Peavey, Division of Insect Biology
Joseph Piesman, Lyme Disease Vector Section, CDC
California Agriculture 52(2):43-47. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v052n02p43.
R.S. Lane is Professor, Division of Insect Biology, UC Berkeley; L.E. Casher is Staff Research Associate, Division of Insect Biology, UC Berkeley; C.A. Peavey is Postgraduate Researcher, Division of Insect Biology, UC Berkeley; J. Piesman is Chief, Lyme Disease Vector Section, CDC, Fort Collins, Colorado.
Special thanks to A. Goldzimer, K. Graham, D.E. Kain, J.E. Kleinjan, J. Lem, B. Louie, K.A. Padgett and J.A. Pascocello, UC Berkeley, and T. Wanzer of the Hopland Research and Extension Center, for their fine technical assistance. G.O. Maupin and K.L. Gage of the CDC are thanked for invaluable discussions concerning the experimental design and the construction of the bait tubes. S.R. Campbell of the County of Suffolk Department of Public Works, New York, kindly supplied some of the pesticide used in this study. This research was supported in part by Cooperative Agreement U50/CCU906594 from the CDC.