acarine


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Noun1.Acarine - mite or tickacarine - mite or tick        
arachnid, arachnoid - air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
Acarina, order Acarina - mites and ticks
tick - any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
mite - any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods
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An individual-based model of an acarine tritrophic system: lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus L., twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae), and Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acari: Phytoseiidae).
Biological control of na acarine pest by single and multiple natural enemies.
Comparative studies on the acarine populations of a secondary regrowth forest and a cassava plantation in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Animals worldwide are externally infested by a number of parasitic insect and acarine species, collectively called ectoparasites.
Experimental studies on acarine predator-prey interaction: the effects of predator density on prey consumption, predator searching efficiency, and the functional response to prey density (Acarina: Phytoseiidae).
Sarcoptic mange in pigs caused by minute burrowing acarine pest, Sarcoptes scabiei varsuis is the most common but serious contagious dermatological disease (Dobson and Davies, 1993).
& SANDERSON, J.P., 1993.--Behavioral responses to prey density by three acarine predator species whit different degrees of polyphagy.
The soundtrack to Green Street, for example, is replete with such evocatively-titled songs as Ivan Koustikov's 'Hooligan drums', Acarine and Brett Gordon's hooligan motto 'Stand Your Ground', Terence Jay's 'Run from the Pigs' (the slang term for the police) and Dash's 'Test of Man' (in which the lyrics even quote and expand the ICF hymn 'Forever Blowing Bubbles').
In 1984, the first find of the exotic acarine (tracheal) mite occurred in the United States.