dry-wood termite


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any of various termites that live in and feed on dry wood that is not connected with the soil

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Laboratory tests report both high and low resistance to brown and white rot fungi; also variously reported to be very susceptible to dry-wood termite attack; and also vulnerable to powder-post beetle attack.
Late summer to early fall starts the season for dry-wood termites.
Fumigation works only on dry-wood termites, Troutman emphasized.
Its heartwood is highly resistant to attack by fungi, marine borers and dry-wood termites, and that makes the wood popular for marine and ship construction.
Purpleheart has a highly durable heartwood, most resistant to attack by fungi and dry-wood termites.