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acaricide

 [ah-kar´ĭ-sīd]
an agent that destroys mites.

a·car·i·cide

(ă-kar'i-sīd),
An agent that kills acarines; commonly used to denote chemicals that kill ticks.
[Mod. L. acarus, a mite, fr. G. akari + L. caedo, to cut, kill]

acaricide

/acar·i·cide/ (ah-kar´ĭ-sīd)
1. destructive to mites.
2. an agent that destroys mites.

acaricide

(ə-kăr′ĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent that kills ticks and mites.

a·car′i·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

a·car·i·cide

(ă-kar'i-sīd)
An agent that kills acarines; commonly used to denote chemicals that kill ticks.
[Mod. L. acarus, a mite, fr. G. akari + L. caedo, to cut, kill]

acaricide

A drug used to kill mites.

acaricide

an agent that destroys ticks and mites. The common ones are the organophosphorus compounds, the synthetic pyrethroids, and the carbamates. The chlorinated hydrocarbons are no longer much used on farm animals because of the problems with residue in tissues.
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To address the problems associated with the application of chemical acaricides, focus has been directed to wards the development of herbal acaricides (phytoacaricides) which are safe for animal use and there will be less chance of development of resistance to herbal formulations.
The farmers commonly used acaricides and ethno-veterinary medicines to prevent tick infestations.
Tick populations should be monitored on a regular basis to determine the prevalence of ticks on game farms, which will then allow for implementation of more effective tick control measures, acaricide use and confirmation of the best times of the year to undertake tick control on individual game farms.
5% for others product including fungicides, herbicides, acaricides, bactericide and, etc.
Data from questionnaires to veterinarians and dog owners enabled assessment of the influence of the use of Lyme vaccines and topical acaricides on canine serologic test results.
The worldwide spread of Varroa has forced beekeepers to dose hives with acaricides.
Typical of the organization and thoroughness of each chapter is that on acaricides, which features an introductory section on mites, reasons for the problem, species of economic importance, their control, resistance to chemicals, older acaricides, and two lengthy sections on insecticides and toxicology.
Another technology developed at the Kerrville laboratory is a method of feeding deer whole-kernel corn treated with ivermectin or other systemic acaricides.
Current control measures rely on chemical pesticides, but with resistance to approved pyrethroid acaricides now reported in some areas of the UK, alternative, more eco-friendly forms of management are urgently required.
In contrast to Britain too, tobacco quickly became the most popular base for acaricides because of the relatively poor availability and expense of alternatives.
Carpets can be treated with chemicals called acaricides,but don't use these on bedding as they can be aggravating.