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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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Key Words: cyclamen mite, acaricides, spiromesifen, pest management, blackberry
The acaricide use in the ration is not now the most appropriate technique to combat infestations for ectoparasites in Brazil, because there are no products recommended by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply that they can be used in the ration, being registered only products in the environment application or in the poultry.
The standard acaricide Dicofol recorded percent mortality of over 50% in second spray as compared to clofentazine (73.
Finally, prospecting numerous plants under acaricide should be performed in all areas and beekeeping, it would be desirable to do other tests based on natural products to fight against varroa which to draw satisfactory results.
Forage biomass produced in silvopastoral systems and its possible relationship with acaricide baths, Hacienda Lucerna, Bugalagrande, Valle del Cauca.
microplus has resisted conventional acaricides through mutations in active site of acetylcholinesterase, GABA receptor, and sodium channels (MUTERO et al.
Use of the Larval Tarsal Test to determine acaricide resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus.
The abamectin is a broad-spectrum acaricide that have been used against pest mites in citrus orchards (Agrofit 2013).
This suggests that the best time to implement more stringent acaricide control methods in the study area would be during the drier and cooler months of the year, which would be from April to October annually.
Action of the chemical agent fipronil (active ingredient of acaricide Frontline[R]) on the liver of mice: An ultrastructural analysis," Microsc Res Tech, Vol.