By Dr. Friederike Krämer, Dr. Norbert Mencke (auth.)

The e-book describes in nice element the complicated lifestyles cycle of fleas. The textual content relies at the instance of the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis), an important ectoparasite. The cat flea parasitizes not just canine and cats but in addition warm-blooded animals or even people. in addition to being the reason for painfully itching bites and allergic epidermis illnesses it's also a vector for viruses, micro organism, nematodes and cestodes. through the years the marketplace for insecticide use in small animals has turn into a massive section of the chemical-pharmaceutical industry.
Insecticides of the hot new release are usually not simply struggle the present infestation (therapy) yet must also successfully hinder new infestations for weeks (prophylaxis). the most recent classification of chemical substances built to this impact are chloronicotinyls (syn. neonicotinoides). Imidacloprid is the 1st member of this classification of pesticides with a excessive selectivity in the direction of the positioning of motion inside an insect. utilized to the outside it combats flea infestation and stops new infestations for a minimum of 4 weeks. Flea Biology and keep an eye on describes the full improvement in the back of the compound, beginning with its discovery all of the technique to its use within the ultimate product.

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