Formosan


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Synonyms for Formosan

the Austronesian languages spoken on Formosa

of or relating to or characteristic of the island republic on Taiwan or its residents or their language

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Estimates are that damage from Formosan subterranean termites alone costs U.
This year, however, the European paper wasp and Formosan termites emerged as the pests that generated the greatest attention from homeowners and entomologists.
ECOB launched the Eco Blue Shield product line to address the market needs for lumber protection against Mold, Wood Rot and Wood Ingesting Insects including Formosan Termites.
Treatment levels of 10 to 23 percent by ovendry weight of furnish were found to help stabilize OSB, increase bending modulus of elasticity (MOE) and modulus of rupture (MOR) properties, and provide resistance to decay and Formosan subterranean termites.
Formosan termites are exotic invaders from Asia believed to have entered the United States more than 50 years ago by stowing away in crates, pallets, and other packing materials aboard ships bringing supplies and troops back home from the Pacific Theater during and after World War II.
Congress saw that without some type of intervention to contain the Formosan scourge, many properties within the world-famous Vieux Carre would be reduced to the lacy grillwork they're so famous for.
PanaSteel will especially target coastal areas vulnerable to high winds from hurricanes and regions infested by the rapidly spreading Formosan "super termite," and will continue to build on its motivated and highly skilled and professional team.
ThM Home congregation: Toronto Formosan, and Knox (Spadina), Toronto
Field tests in Mississippi and Louisiana have shown that it helps control both native subterranean and exotic Formosan subterranean termites.
The Formosan subterranean termite (FST), Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae), is 1 of 9 termite species currently present in Louisiana (Messenger 2002).
On February 22, the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies (CNAPS) and the Formosan Association for Public Affairs (FAPA) will host a discussion with leading experts to examine the importance of the "228 Incident" to the understanding of present-day Taiwan, and the process of reconciliation on the island.
Toronto, Formosan (Taiwanese-speaking with some fluency in English).
It was found that the current AWPA C31 standard for borate retention at Formosan termite control levels provided excellent control of the Blattella germanica cockroach, with 98.