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A substance or agent that kills ticks and mites.

[New Latin acarus, mite; see acarid + -cide.]

a·car′i·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.


destructive or fatal to mites and ticks
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Demarcation activities aiming at the destruction of ticks - acaricidal treatment for destroying ticks in lawns, parks, gardens and playgrounds of the Municipality of Stara Zagora II.
maritimum extract has purgative, acaricidal, insecticidal, anti-migratory, antiviral, antimicrobial, immunostimulant, analgesic, antimalarial, antitumor, antifungal, and antioxidant activities.
Botanic extracts gained from diverse plant species have been given away to have a wide-ranging variety of acaricidal action counter to varroosis and also against other creatures such as bacteria, mites, insects, nematodes and fungi (Damiani et al.
Before beginning the trial, a ten-days adaptation was given, during which all animals were dosed with anthelmintic (Fenbendazole) orally and poured with acaricidal preparation (Deltamethrin) externally, ensuring parasite-free healthy condition.
They carried on acaricidal assay against Tetranychus cinnabarinus and insecticidal assay against Brevicoryne brassicae.
The observed prevalence can be explained by the farming system of the rural livestock of Balochistan, lack of awareness of community, absence of diagnostic facilities, expensive acaricidal drugs and poor economic condition of farmers.
Sable that effects some foliar extracts, having acaricidal properties, on the biology of the two spotted spider mite Tetranicus urticae.
In-Vitro Assessment of the acaricidal properties of Artemisia annua and Zataria multiflora essential oils to control cattle ticks.
In present investigation propargite and cyflumetofen also possessed good acaricidal property with high percent mortality over control in both the years.
Chemical composition and acaricidal activity of the leaf and fruit essential oils of Protium heptaphyllum (Aubl.