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Hamid Dehghan Banadakei Ali Moshaverinia Mohammad Hossein Haddad Khodaparast Gholam Ali Kalidari

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The aim of this study was to investigate the in vitro acaricidal effect of aqueous ozone against Dermanyssus gallinae (Acari: Dermanyssidae) under laboratory conditions. For this purpose, aqueous ozone at concentrations of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 ppm were prepared, and five replicate experiments were carried out using 400 µl of each concentration sprayed on every treatment batch of mites (plus a distilled water control). The mortality rate of mites in treatment and control groups were assessed 24 h post exposure. The mortality rate obtained by concentrations of 4, 5, and 10 ppm were significantly different from the control group (p < 0.05). The highest mortality rate (63.99%) was observed at concentration of 10 ppm. In this study, aqueous ozone showed a dose-dependent acaricidal potency against D. gallinae.

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دهقان بنادکیح., مشاوری نیاع., حدادخداپرستم. ح., & کلیدریغ. (2018). In vitro evaluation of acaricidal activity of aqueous ozone against Dermanyssus gallina. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, 10(1), 53-56. https://doi.org/10.22067/veterinary.v10i1.70015
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