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Evaluation of plant extracts on mortality and tunneling activities of subterranean termites in Pakistan.
Pre-construction soil treatments with this type of chemicals then became a regular method of subterranean termite prevention until the late 1980s.
Temperature preferences of four subterranean termite species (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) and temperature-dependent survivorship and wood-consumption rate.
Subterranean termite attack in Indonesia is a very severe problem for built structures.
Physical and chemical alteration of soil by two subterranean termite species in Sonoran Desert grassland.
Lower termites such as the Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus) obtain essential amino acids synthesized by bacterial and protozoan symbionts (Mauldin et al.
Cellular encapsulation in the eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera), against infection by the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae.
Resources that would be helpful in teaching this lesson include illustrations of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells as well as an illustration of the hindgut of a typical subterranean termite (Figure 1).
Toxicity, Repellency and Horizontal Transmission of Fipronil in the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) J.
One frequent menace is the Western subterranean termite.
As Hurricane Katrina proved, they'll need all the help they can get in outwitting the Formosan subterranean termite, which seems uniquely programmed for survival.
In Texas, a recent investigation of coastal trees felled by Hurricane Rita suggests that upwards of 40 percent of large trees marked for landfills were infested with Formosan subterranean termite.
In native subterranean termite populations, perhaps 2 percent of individuals mature into soldiers.
Referred to as Guardian Technology, it protects wood structures from subterranean termite infestation by targeting their wood-digesting enzymes without harming humans and animals.
The formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus, somehow mixes the chemical into the soil and chewed-up wood "cement" which it uses to line the maze of galleries and tunnels it inhabits.