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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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Koc S, Oz E, Cinbilgel I, Aydin L, Cetin H (2013) Acaricidal activity of Origanum bilgeri P.
Acaricidal activities of extracts of Kochia scoparia against Tetranychus urticae, Tetranychus cinnabarinus, and Tetranychus viennensis (Acari: Tetranychidae).
The rhizome extract of Acorus calamus was characterized and evaluated for its acaricidal effect.
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Acaricidal effects of cardiac glycosides, azadirachtin and neem oil against the camel tick, Hyalomma dromedaril (Acari: Ixodidae) .
Souza; Acaricidal activity of an oleoresinous extract from copaifera reticulate (Leguminoseae: Caesalpinioideae) against larvae of the southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixiodidae), Veterinary Parasitology.
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND ACARICIDAL ACTIVITY OF ESSENTIAL OIL Cymbopongon citratus Stapf AGAINST HOUSE DUST MITE Dermatophagoides farinae (Acari: Pyroglyphidae)
Use of novel compounds for pest control: Insecticidal and acaricidal activity of essential oil components from heartwood of Alaska yellow cedar.
Acaricidal activity of crude extracts of several Jamaican plants.
Rotenone has acaricidal (lice, tick, mite and spider killing) properties (Menichini 1982, Hollingworth 1995).