Definitions for "Acaricide"
A chemical treatment applied to animals to kill ticks and prevent transmission of tick-borne pathogens.
crop protection agent for combating mites
Acarida are a subclass of the athropods, ticks and mites. Chemicals used for killing or preventing ticks and mites in crops or animals. Some of the early chemicals (eg endosulphan) may have also had a suggested endocrine disruptor function. (More? Endocrine Notes)
Keywords:  horticulture, chemistry
Chemistry - Horticulture