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    • Can vegetable oil moat trap Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis)? 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      As one of the possible solutions for keeping Asian long-horned ticks (H. longicornis) trapped around CO2 reservoirs, I conducted lab observations using vegetable oil. It appears that once H. longicornis is in oil, they ...
    • Concepts Vector Control: Ticks 

      Williams, Scott; Stafford, Kirby III; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (2018-08-30)
      On August 30, 2018, Dr. Kirby Stafford III and Dr. Scott C. Williams of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station presented an educational webinar reviewing integrated tick management approaches and challenges to ...
    • Discussion on the Invasive Asian Longhorned Tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Heath, Allen; Egizi, Andrea; Falco, Richard (2018-11-19)
      On November 19, 2018, Dr. Allen C.G. Heath, Dr. Andrea Egizi, and Dr. Richard Falco together presented an informational webinar reviewing the biology, ecology, distribution, and control of the invasive Asian longhorned ...
    • Does Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) drown in water? 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      I explored water moat as one of the solutions for trapping Asian long-horned ticks (Haemaphysalis longicornis) that were attracted to CO2 reservoirs. Before employing the idea in the field, I conducted an observation in ...
    • Insecticide Resistance in Mosquitoes: Practical Guidance and Tips for Performing Your Own Monitoring Assays 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Burtis, James; Shepard, John (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-04-01)
      Presenters James Burtis of Cornell University and John Shepard of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station provide an overview of practical guidance for conducting pesticide resistance bioassays for mosquitoes in ...
    • Interaction between Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) and a human host 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      After observing Asian long-horned tick's (Haemaphysalis longicornis) peculiar behavior of avoiding contacts with humans, I was curious to see if the ticks would latch on (to feed) if I forcefully placed them on my hand. ...
    • Questing Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysali longicornis), adult 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      The video shows a questing adult, female, Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis).
    • Reaction of deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) and Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) to human presence 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      The video shows the difference in reactions of deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) and Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) when they are approached by a human host. I observed (shown in the video) that deer ticks ...
    • Tick Surveillance Practices in the Northeast 

      Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Backenson, Bryon; Patti, Casey; Maria, Diuk-Wasser; Charles, Lubelczyk; Melissa, Prusinski; Kirby, Stafford (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-12-02)
      A review of tick surveillance guidance and best practices tailored for the Northeast USA. Speakers include experts from the New York State Department of Health, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Maine Medical ...
    • Use of permethrin to trap Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      I explored permethrin treated cloth as one of the possible solutions for containing/trapping Asian long-horned ticks (H. longicornis) that were attracted to CO2 (used dry ice). I treated a small piece of corduroy cloth ...
    • Use of tanglefoot, brush on sticky coating, to trap Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) 

      Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
      I explored sticky trap (tanglefoot: brush on coating) as one of the solutions to keep Asian long-horned ticks trapped around CO2 reservoir. Before implementing the idea in the field, I conducted an observation in the lab. ...