acarology

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acarology (uncountable)

  1. The study of ticks and mites.
    • 2001: Acarology Bulletin aims at providing members of Systematic and Applied Acarology Society with information about mites and ticks and enhancing the communication among members. — Hu, Dr. Renjie and Zhang, Dr. Zhi-Qiang. Acarology Bulletin: The Newsletter of the Systematic and Applied Acarology Society. Retrieved 2005-03-20.
    • 2003: The International Journal of Acarology publishes original research work on a wide variety of acarological subjects including mite and tick behavior, biochemistry, biology, control, ecology, evolution, morphology, physiology, systematics and taxonomy. — Scope note for the International Journal of Acarology. Retrieved 2005-03-20.