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Consequences of alternative and conventional endoparasite control in cattle for dung-associated invertebrates and ecosystem functioning

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Invertebrates associated with livestock dung provide a valuable ecosystem service of dung decomposition, but can be affected negatively by the use of livestock parasite-control products (anthelmintics). Alternative products are promoted as environmentally sustainable, but effects on dung fauna and dung processing have not yet been investigated. We assessed the effects of one conventional product (ivermectin) and three alternatives (a homoeopathic product, Bug A Tub (a free-choice lick contain...

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10.1016/j.agee.2012.08.010

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Journal:
AGRICULTURE ECOSYSTEMS and ENVIRONMENT
Volume:
162
Pages:
36-44
Publication date:
2012-11-01
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ISSN:
0167-8809
Source identifiers:
352883
Language:
English
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uuid:6b568ed3-9bc2-4062-969b-8499d391f211
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pubs:352883
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2013-11-16

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