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Organizations Representing The Spray Foam And Pest Control Industries Are Working Together To Prevent Termite Infestations Within Homes

February 12th, 2019

You may recall seeing online articles last summer that described how spray foam insulation can make termite-detection more difficult for professional pest controllers. This blog also described how the popularity of spray foam is making the lives of pest controllers and inspectors more difficult. Officials with popular pest control organizations and their publications, such as…

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The Unusually Abundant Amount Of Feces Produced By This Termite Species Can Be A Slipping Hazard To Humans

January 18th, 2019

In the United States, and most other countries in the world, subterranean termites inflict far more damage to manmade structures than both drywood and dampwood termite species. But one particular drywood termite species, Cryptotermes brevis, is the most frequently introduced termite species in the world. In other words, no other termite species has traveled to…

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Researchers Use Termites To Create The Biofuel Of The Future

January 8th, 2019

Researchers Use Termites To Create The Biofuel Of The Future Many modern thinkers believe that an environmentally friendly and sustainable source of fuel must be developed and utilized if humanity wishes to have a future on this planet. The current use of coal and oil will not suffice as long-term energy sources, and these energy…

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How Do Termites Move Large Amounts Of Water For Mound Construction Purposes?

December 19th, 2018

Considering the vast number of termite species that have been documented by researchers thus far, it should not be surprising to learn that there exists a variety of different types of termite nests as well. For example, mound-building termites, as their name implies, build nests that protrude from the ground. Most subterranean termites construct cryptic…

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A Bio-Security Crisis Has Occurred In Fiji Over Termites That May Have Originated From America

July 19th, 2018

A Bio-Security Crisis Has Occurred In Fiji Over Termites That May Have Originated From America During the years of 2009 and 2010 the island country of Fiji located near Australia suffered repeated termite attacks to homes, public schools and numerous other buildings. These attacks are still occurring in Fiji, but on a much smaller scale.…

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Termite Queens Are Often Consumed For Reasons That You Would Never Suspect

May 29th, 2018

Termite Queens Are Often Consumed For Reasons That You Would Never Suspect Termites are among the most popular types of edible insects. In edible insect-friendly areas of the world, the taste of termites is undeniably enjoyed by most people. Apparently, termites make for the perfect type of comfort food, only they are nutritious, unlike chips…

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A Termite Infested Museum May Now Contain Damaged Relics That Were Once Priceless

March 16th, 2018

A Termite Infested Museum May Now Contain Damaged Relics That Were Once Priceless Although termites can be problematic in regions as far north as Canada and Russia, the greatest diversity of termite species reside in tropical regions. Not surprisingly, termite species are particularly well represented on island countries and within rainforests. This makes the island…

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Mushrooms May Be Used To Brutally Eradicate Termites

February 8th, 2018

Mushrooms May Be Used To Brutally Eradicate Termites At the moment termites are a serious problem within the United States, and their populations are expected to grow in response to climate change. This is why scientists all over the world are constantly working to develop new forms of termite control. There have been many novel…

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The Chinese Government Is Concerned About The Growing Termite Population

December 18th, 2017

The Chinese Government Is Concerned About The Growing Termite Population If you think that termites are problematic for Americans, then you should pay a visit to the country of China. Between the years of 1935 and 1985 the amount of termites species discovered in China jumped from seventeen to two hundred and one. Many of…

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An Apartment Collapses Due To Termite Infestations And Owner Negligence

November 21st, 2017

An Apartment Collapses Due To Termite Infestations And Owner Negligence Typically a termite infestation will be noticed and eradicated before its consequences become catastrophic; like the collapse of an apartment building, for example. Termite damage rarely becomes extensive enough to result in structural collapses. Unfortunately in Sherman, Texas this very thing recently occurred. A woman…

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