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miticide

[′mīd·ə‚sīd]
(materials)
An agent that kills mites. Also known as acaricide.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Over 400 variations of the carbazate were synthesized to determine the most effective miticide, bifenazate.
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.
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.
Spray with an insecticidal soap, Trounce or 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.
"When I took over the Bedrock Vineyard in 2007, miticide treatments were needed annually.
The population called line L1 was collected from fields with miticide rotations; the line L2 was obtained from fields without miticide rotations.
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., Des Plaines, IL) and transferred to the greenhouse for subsequent grow-out and disease symptom rating.