miticide


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miticide

[′mīd·ə‚sīd]
(materials)
An agent that kills mites. Also known as acaricide.
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Efficacy of new miticides against European red mite (Pananychus ulmi) on apple (Malus domestica), Indian journal of agricultural Sciences, 2007; 77(3): 166-167.
Its unique site of action makes Nealta miticide an excellent resistance management tool for apple, pear, grape and strawberry growers in New York, said Steve Broscious, Ph.
Its development as a miticide was first announced by Uniroyal Chemical in 1996 at an international crop protection conference [5].
In Brazil, no miticides are registered for the control of this mite in yerba mate (AGROFIT, 2015), which encourages the use of chemical insecticides by growers.
In set 1, mites were treated with a miticide and synergist mixture, and in set 2, mites were treated with the miticide alone.
When I took over the Bedrock Vineyard in 2007, miticide treatments were needed annually.
Researchers say the fungus doesn't kill as quickly as miticide but is just as effective, and beekeepers won't have to worry about mites becoming resistant to the fungus.
perrepae mites were able to blunt growth of fern fronds, stems, roots, and other plant parts by half, in contrast to ferns kept mite-free with a miticide.
After 4 to 5 d in the growth chamber, plants were sprayed with miticide (Diamachlor-Sandoz, Des Haines, IL) and transferred to the greenhouse for subsequent grow-out and disease symptom rating.
After 3 d of feeding, all mites were killed using a non-systemic miticide (dicofol, Kelthane [Rohm and Haas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA]).
Wash mites off plants with a strong spray from the hose; in worst cases, use a chemical miticide as well.