Northern fowl mite control: Effective control measures prove practical for use on large or small poultry farms
AuthorsDeane P. Furman
Stanley W. Coates
George H. Rohrbacher
Authors AffiliationsDeane P. Furman is Associate Professor of Entomology and Phraseology, University of California, Berkeley; W. Stanley Coates is Farm Advisor, Alameda County, University of California; George H. Rohrbacher is Research Assistant in Entomology and Parasitology, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 7(3):9-9. DOI:10.3733/ca.v007n03p9. March 1953.
The northern fowl mite—Bdellonyssus sylviarum—sometimes mistakenly known as the feather mite, can be controlled readily according to the findings of laboratory and field tests extending over a period of almost two years.
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