acarology


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ac·a·rol·o·gy

(ak-ă-rol'ō-jē),
The study of acarine parasites and the diseases they transmit.
[G. akari, mite, + logos, study]

acarology

(ăk′ə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of mites and ticks.

ac′a·rol′o·gist n.

acarology

(ak″ă-rol′ō-jē) [ acarus + -logy]
The study of mites and ticks.
References in periodicals archive ?
International Journal of Acarology 32 (3): 227-240.
Van de, and Terry, L., Systemic use of spinosad to control the two spotted spider mite on tomatoes grown in Rockwool, Experimental and Applied Acarology. 2005; 37: 93-105.
A study published in Experimental and Applied Acarology found that spraying outdoor areas with Safer-brand organic insecticidal soap in spring, when blacklegged deer tick nymphs are active, can provide treatment that is equally as effective as spraying with the insecticide chlorpyrifos.
Ando, "Effects of prococenes on vitellogenesis in the adult female tick, Ornithodoros moubata (Acari: Argasidae)," Experimental and Applied Acarology, vol.
Saryazdi, "Fumigant toxicity of some essential oils on Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae)," International Journal of Acarology, vol.
Agricultural acarology; introduction to integrated mite management.
The committee strongly recommended that refresher courses, workshops, trainings and seminars should be arranged in the field of molecular entomology, biotechnology, numerical taxonomy, toxicology and acarology. Faculty members representing universities from around the country participated in the meeting.