Content tagged "termites"

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinars

See the schedule for upcoming webinars or watch one of our previous webinars. Brought to you by the Imported Fire Ant eXtension Community of Practice,...

All Bugs Good and Bad 2014 Webinar Series

Please join us for this webinar series for information you can use about good and bad insects.  Topics will include how you can help good insects like bee...

IPM Action Plan for Drywood Termites

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: August 03, 2016

Drywood termites can be identified either by the insects themselves or by their unique signs. Drywood termite immature stages are wingless, white to beige in...

The Bug Chicks: Isoptera, Termites

Did you know that some queen termites can live up to 50 years and lay 30,000 eggs a day?! This video by the Bug Chicks is swarming with facts about termite...

How can I tell if those are flying ants or termites swarming at the foundation of my house?

Termite alateIf the insects are ants or termites, you will see a number of winged individuals present in the mass of insects. These individuals are the...

Can mulch contain termites?

The possibility is remote. Termites can be found in mulch, but their survival is poor because:Mulch can, however, contribute to already present...

Is there wood that termites will not eat?

Pressure treated wood is resistant to termite feeding. Termites tend to feed on the surface and stop. Pressure treated wood kills termites and other wood...

My house has been found to have termites, what control method is better, baits or liquid insecticides?

Unfortunately, there is no simple answer. Both techniques have their advantages.Termite baits:Soil-applied liquid insecticides: Find more information about...

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