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ac·a·rol·o·gy

 (ăk′ə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of mites and ticks.


ac′a·rol′o·gist n.
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acarology

(ˌækəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the study of mites and ticks
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acarology

a division of zoology that studies mites and ticks. — acarologist, n.
See also: Zoology
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acarology

The study of mites and ticks.
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In addition, the blood samples were tested at the Mahara Institute of Medical Acarology (Anan, Japan) with indirect immunoperoxidase assay to identify 6 Orientia tsutsugamushi serotypes: Kato, Karp, Gilliam, Irie/Kawasaki, Hirano/Kuroki, and Shimokoshi.
Samples were placed in paper bags and packed in styrofoam boxes to be transported to the Acarology Laboratory (Federal University of Pelotas), where they were processed (under a Nikon SMZ 745 stereomicroscope, with the help of brushes and tweezers).
Slides with mite specimens were sent to the Acarology Laboratory of the Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture (ESALQ) at the University of Sao Paulo, in Piracicaba, SP, Brazil for specialists to identify.
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Journal of Systematic and Applied Acarology. 12: 109-115 (2007).
The team published its findings in the May 2016 issue of Experimental and Applied Acarology.
The Laboratory experiment to study the relative toxicity of acaricides and botanical was carried out in the Acarology Laboratory, Department of Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Institute of Agricultural sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in year 2013-15.
The specimens were collected by the first author and deposited in the Acarology Laboratory, Department of Plant Protection, Agriculture Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey as well as Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.