acaricide


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acaricide

[ə′kar·ə‚sīd]
(materials)
A pesticide used to destroy mites on domestic animals, crops, and humans. Also known as miticide.
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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.
Acaricides labelled for strawberries with efficacy on broad mite are Portal[R] XLO (fenpyroximate) (Nichino America Inc.
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.
13 to 100 percent mortality while comparaing the toxicity of abamectin, fenazaquin, spiromesifen, fenproximate and hexythiazox with standard acaricide dicofol and propargite against T.
After harvesting honey, acaricide products based on essential oils extracted by hydrodistillation are administered in all items by the same technique, treatments began on May 31.
microplus generates great economic losses in livestock production, which are related to weight loss and reduced milk production, infections, blood parasites in infected animals and increased costs of acaricide baths.
The fungicide and acaricide mancozeb exerts it activity through contact and by inhibiting the enzyme acetylcholinesterase in the nervous system (Pang et al.
The drawback of using acaricides inconsistently and indiscriminately is the selection of acaricide resistant ticks which makes existing acaricides ineffective and thereby limiting the efficacy of existing tick control methods.
This information can assist game ranchers in deciding upon the best time of year to apply acaricide treatment in the Thabazimbi District.