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- adjective Deadly to
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One study finds that wash water temperatures of 131°F kill dust mites after ten minutes and notes that at cooler temperatures the acaricidal mite-killing effect is not increased by detergents or other chemicals tested.
The avermectins have nematicidal, acaricidal and insecticidal activity.
They are competitive inhibitors of chitin synthase and show potent fungicidal, insecticidal, and acaricidal activities.
n. - substance killing mites. acaricidal, adj. acceptilation