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a mite

To a minor or small extent. I thought it was a mite mean to say what she did, but I'm not too upset about it.
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a mite

To a small degree; somewhat: That remark was a mite unfair.
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So, if a mite population in a newly established bee colony is low during the spring, it should remain that way for at least a season.
A mite and a virus are in cahoots in an attack on honeybee health.
hoesei, a mite that is known to occur in association with many species of host mussels throughout North America, has revealed a high degree of genetic differentiation.
Cassava green mite in Africa: a unique example of successful classical biological control of a mite pest on a continental scale, pp.
Each honeybee colony was equipped with a modified bottom board and a mite collection tray (mite excluder) which was placed through the back side of the hive, covered by a wire screen to prevent the bees from coming into contact with the debris without disturbing colony.
Table 1 Cutaneous lesions identified to contain a mite during initial and subsequent follow up visits.