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acaricide

[ə′kar·ə‚sīd]
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A pesticide used to destroy mites on domestic animals, crops, and humans. Also known as miticide.
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Acaricidal effects of cardiac glycosides, azadirachtin and neem oil against the camel tick, Hyalomma dromedarii (Acari: Ixodidae).
maritimum has purgative, acaricidal, insecticidal, and antifungal activities.
Novato et al., "Acaricidal activity of essential oil of Syzygium aromaticum, hydrolate and eugenol formulated or free on larvae and engorged females of Rhipicephalus microplus," Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2017.
Lugo-Cervantes, "Acaricidal effect of essential oils from Lippia graveolens (Lamiales: Verbenaceae), Rosmarinus officinalis (Lamiales: Lamiaceae), and Allium sativum (Liliales: Liliaceae) against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae)," Journal of Medical Entomology, vol.
Acaricidal activity of an oleoresinous extract from Copaifera reticulata (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae) against larvae of the southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae).
Such drugs as metronidazole, azelainic acid, antibiotics, agitated slurry containing alcohol, acaricidal and / or antibacterial component were topically prescribed.
Cetin H, Cilek JE, Aydin L, Yanikoglu A (2009) Acaricidal effects of the essential oil of Origanum minutiflorum (Lamiaceae) against Rhipicephalus turanicus (Acari: Ixodidae).
In the case of milk production systems, for example, the breeds selected (Bos taurus taurus) are more susceptible to attack by ticks, requiring the frequent use of acaricidal baths or some alternative control method more in keeping with the SPS.
Composition and acaricidal activity of the resin's essential oil of Protium bahianum Daly against two spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae).