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acaricide

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

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

a·car′i·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

acaricide

A drug used to kill mites.
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Acaricides help in improving agricultural productivity by restricting the growth of arachnids such as ticks and mites.
Therefore, further investigations are required to understand the mode of action of Huwa-San TR50 on ticks, since this cuticle malformation has never been recorded after the application of many acaricides which are extensively used in tick control.
(2009) verified that, when applied before, chlorpyrifos affected the efficiency of bifenazate, which is an acaricide, used to control Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae).
Risk factors were categorized and classified as Climate (Mountain, Plain), Altitude (500-1000, <500), Latitude (32-33, <31), Season (Fall, Summer), Farm type (Semi-Industrial, Traditional), Hygiene (Good, Low, Normal), Vectors (Mosquito, Tick), Use of acaricide (No, Yes), Distance from other farms (<1Km, >5Km), Farm density (High, Low, Normal), Race (Hybrid, Native), Age (<1 Year, 1-3 Years, 3-5 Years, >5 Years), Sex (Female, Male), Milk yield (High, Low, Normal, Without).
Four treatments were evaluated: (1) deionized water + Tween* 20 spreader sticker (0.05%) (negative control treatment); (2) synthetic acaricide 'fenpyroximate' (Ortus[R] 50SC - Arysta Lifescience do Brasil Ind.
Characterization of Acaricide Resistance in Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille) (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from the Corozal Army Veterinary Quarantine Center, Panama.
But the inherent problems in controlling this parasite are acaricide resistance, and environmental residues resulted in only partial success of tick control [7].
Many widely used products, such as plant-derived pharmaceuticals, acaricides, nutraceuticals, functional foods, hormones, pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, aromatics, and cosmetics, originate from traditional knowledge as their source [102-104].
The [LC.sub.50] value, heterogenicity, regression equation, fiducial limit of the acaricides and botanical is given in Table 1.
Sonora MOH vector-control operators applied deltamethrin, an environmental acaricide, to the exterior walls and adjacent yard areas of participating homes.
Resistance in field populations of Tetranychus urticae to acaricides and characterization of the inheritance of abamectin resistance.