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miticide

 [mi´tĭ-sīd]
an agent destructive to mites.

mi·ti·cide

(mī'ti-sīd),
An agent destructive to mites.
[mite + L. caedo, to kill]

miticide

/mi·ti·cide/ (mi´tĭ-sīd) an agent destructive to mites.

miticide

(mī′tĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent that kills mites.

mi′ti·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

miticide

an agent destructive to mites.
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Research indicates Nealta miticide is compatible with beneficials and non-target arthropods, including insidious flower bugs, seven-spotted lady beetles and western predatory mites.
The miticide is safe on plants and shows a good margin of safety to beneficial insects and predatory mites.
The effects of synergists were calculated by dividing the LC50 for the miticide alone by the LC50 for the selected miticide and synergist mixture.
Since then no miticide applications have been necessary.
The parasites, which have grown resistant to approved miticides, have wiped out thousands of hives in Oregon and across the country this winter, leaving beekeepers scrambling for a new way to eradicate the pest.
A highly effective and fairly expensive miticide applied by some Lodi growers is Acramite 5OWS.
The population called line L1 was collected from fields with miticide rotations; the line L2 was obtained from fields without miticide rotations.
Spray with an insecticidal soap, Trounce or a miticide.
After 4 to 5 d in the growth chamber, plants were sprayed with miticide dienochlor, bis(pentachloro-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl), (Sandoz Agro, Inc.
If we see mites as a potential threat, we check the field and depending on the number of them per leaf we know if we need to use a miticide.
Tests showed that mite-infested ferns had one-fourth the growth of plants sprayed with a miticide.
This has become more important, because registration changes have made kelthane, the most commonly used miticide, difficult to find.