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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 the field experiments also (Table 2) there was significant difference in the application of acaricides among treatments.
Emerging economies such as Asia pacific, Latin America and Eastern Europe represent major markets for acaricides due to high cattle farming in these regions.
In this pioneering study to assess the control of P latus using pathogenic fungi under field conditions, pathogen efficiency was moderate compared with that of chemical acaricides, and the use of abamectin, multimethyl alkenol and dicofol in cotton reduced the mite population by up to 94% at 13 DAA or 90% at 14 days after Pyridathioben[R] and Cascade application (Silva et al.
After harvesting honey, acaricide products based on essential oils extracted by hydrodistillation are administered in all items by the same technique, treatments began on May 31.
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It is therefore proposed that proper attention should be given to managmental conditions of the cattle and Acaricides should be used at regular intervals for providing ticks free environment for the cattle.
Intensive livestock farming is practiced in most of the countries including Pakistan which involves the use of various kinds of antibiotics, growth promoters, hormones, acaricides and insecticides.
Isolation and partial characterization of the Montecitos strain of Boophilus microplus (Canestrini, 1877) multiresistant to different acaricides.
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