Journal of Parasitology Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Sensitivity of Different Cattle Breeds to the Infestation of Cattle Ticks Amblyomma variegatum, Rhipicephalus microplus, and Hyalomma spp. on the Natural Pastures of Opkara Farm, Benin

Table 1

Abundance and mean parasitic intensity for tick’s species.

Ticks speciesNumber of ticksAbundance (%)Mean parasitic intensity ()

A. variegatum7628.4211.90
R. microplus807989.28126.23
Hyalomma spp.2082.293.25

Mean parasitic intensity () corresponds to the ratio of the total number of individuals of a parasite species () in a sample of hosts on the number of infested hosts () in the sample. .