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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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INESFLY EM HOUSE IGR NG AND INESFLY SP COATING are both ready to use, water-based, semi transparent biopolymer coatings with microencapsulated insecticidal, acaricidal and insect growth regulators.
Acaricidal properties of Artemisia absinthium and Tanacetum vulgare (Asteraceae) essential oils obtained by three methods of extraction, J.
Acaricidal property of plant extracts can provide a potential substitute to synthetic acaricides currently used for tick control as has been reported through testing of some plant extracts against R.
Acaricidal activity of clove bud oil compounds against Dermatophagoides farinae and Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Acari: Pyroglyphidae).
In-Vitro Assessment of the Acaricidal Properties of Artemisia annua and Zataria Multiflora Essential Oils to Control Cattle Ticks.
It has already been shown that reducing the deer population, fencing deer from specific areas, or treating deer with acaricidal chemicals controls the population of I.
Also Cardiac glycoside was found to have a acaricidal effect against larva and adult stages of the camel tick (21).