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  • n. Any substance which kills acarids

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A substance that destroys mites.

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  • n. a chemical agent used to kill mites


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acarid +‎ -cide (“killer”)


  • Vita researches, develops, manufactures and markets acaricide products and is the world's dominant supplier of honeybee health products to the honey and pollination industries.

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  • A method for killing mites and reducing allergens that is often recommended consists of the application of a tannic acid solution, i n combination with an acaricide, to carpets and furniture at regular intervals.


  • The acaricide most commonly recommended at present, benzyl benzoate, is not safe for homes with crawling infants and toddlers.


  • The oil component of neem is currently used in formulating a pet shampoo, e.g. in Thailand, or as an acaricide.

    2. Survey of neem-processing methods

  • Control measures that d include the treatment of ostrifor tick infection before slaughtthe protection of abattoir personnel against contact with ticks ady taken steps for the emergency registration of an acaricide (that has been proved to effectively control ticks of the Hyalomma species in cattle) for use in ostriches.

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  • Miticide (acaricide): A pesticide that kills mites.

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  • · Conduct of laboratory, glasshouse & field testing of insecticide & acaricide products for use in crop protection & public health markets as part of screening, new product development & support to existing products.

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  • (EAME) Product Development Manager; this position is responsible for providing specialist scientific support and advice on insecticide and acaricide product development programmes primarily within the EAME region, but also globally for some activities.

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  • · Knowledge of insecticide & acaricide testing techniques.

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  • This is one of the first attempts to define specific genes involved in GST mediated acaricide resistance at the transcriptional level, and the first application of such studies to S. scabiei, a historically challenging ectoparasite.

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