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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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They executed the treatment and gave the farmer an acaricide that would kill the whole range of external parasites on the sheep's skin including ticks, flies and mites.
Experiences in tick control by Acaricide in the traditional cattle sector in Zambia and Burkina Faso: Possible environmental and public health implications.
Before mixing, all pesticides (insecticides and acaricide) were evaluated individually for dispersion (homogenization).
Farms with acaricide treatment showed significantly a higher (p=0.007) prevalence of A.
Several factors are identified as responsible for outbreaks, such as the banning of some broad spectrum insecticides and acaricides, frequent dry spells, use of new varieties with characteristics that may favor the development of mite populations, and the hormesis effect caused by new pesticides (Guedes & Cutler 2014; Guedes et al.
In vitro evaluation of the effects of some acaricides on life stages of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae).
annulata was low with repeated usage of acaricides in tick abundance period these findings are in line with (Hungerford, 1990) who also stated that repeated and scheduled acaricides applications can protect animals from tick infestation.
As in some research there are acaricide and the mineral oil application, they can take the reduction of the mites populations of Megninia genus and underestimate the occurrence of the same ones in the chicken houses of poultry farms (MAURER et al., 2009; REZENDE et al., 2015).
This paper reviews the potential role and contribution of ethno knowledge on ectoparasite control with a special focus on ethnobotanical acaricides in integrated tick control and management programmes.
But the inherent problems in controlling this parasite are acaricide resistance, and environmental residues resulted in only partial success of tick control [7].
Leaf disc bioassay were used to estimate the [LC.sub.50] (the lethal concentrations that kill 50% the population) of a particular acaricide. Using a fine brush (10/0), ten adult T.
Thus, the essential oils with acaricide property can be resources considered as an alternative to control this pest.