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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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In addition to imported acaricides, there were more than 15 local agrochemical factories that produce different formulations of active ingredients.
marianae to insecticides and acaricides led to the search for alternative pesticides since at least 1964 (Wolfenbarger & Getzin 1964).
Preliminary susceptibility screening of the commercially important acaricide pyridaben and a potential alternate acaricide, azocyclotin, was conducted.
Therefore, at present, TTBDs control is mainly effected by widespread use of acaricides like organophosphates, carbamates, pyrethroids, BHC/cyclodines, amidines, macrocyclic lactones and benzoylphenylureas leading to various problems such as resistance, residues, environmental pollution and high cost.
On fall and spring days, and on winter days when the temperature stays above 45 [degrees] , the researchers spend their time stocking the feeders with corn and applying acaricide to the rollers.
Therefore, this study aimed to: evaluate the susceptibilities of TSSM collected from cucumber cultivation in Jordan to the studied milbenectin acaricide and to find the resistance factors to the tested acaricides among the (TSSM) populations.
However, the ineffectiveness of bifenazate is because it is one of the few acaricides which contains no heavy metals or halogens which could cause different toxic effects when applied at high doses [8].
Now, the acaricide in the dipping vats needs to be changed only once every 2 years," says Ed Bowers, assistant director of field operations for APHIS' tick eradication program in the quarantine zone.
Agrochemicals commonly associated with acute exposure for suicidal motives include gamatox, an acaricide, and diazinon, an insecticide of the organophosphate group.
24% year-on-year; the demand of acaricide will rise dramatically, and the total amount will hit 10,600 tons, rising 15.
List of Figures Figure 1 Acaricides Market Segmentation Figure 2 Acaricides Market Size: Estimation Methodology Figure 3 Acaricide Market Segmentation Figure 4 Acaricides Market: Drivers Vs.
Therefore, this study aimed to achieve the following objectives: to evaluate the susceptibilities of TSSM collected from cucumber cultivation in Jordan to the studied bifenazate and to find the resistance factors to the tested acaricide, bifenzate among the two spotted spider mite (TSSM) populations.