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Concentrate chemical insecticidal treatments on grassy areas, low bushes, near doghouses, and other potential chigger populations.
The South, like chiggers and divinity candy, is everlasting.
Chiggers, a type of mite, can also pass the allergy to humans, Jacobs said.
As with many situations, the best defense against chiggers is a good offense.
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CHIGGER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chigger for English Language Learners
: a small insect that bites people and causes painful swelling on the skin
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