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2014-05-21 10:23:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A large international team of researchers has announced the successful sequencing of the Nevada dampwood termite genome, according to a new study in Nature Communications. The study team said that not only is the genome crucial for understanding the social insect, it also provides information that could be used for more effective pest control. "The termite genome reveals many unique genetic targets that can be disrupted for better...

2011-04-14 14:12:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts at Western Pest Services, a New Jersey-based pest control company with branches throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, warn that recent weather conditions are creating the "perfect storm" for spring termite activity. Western Pest Services has already seen increased termite activity compared to this time last year. "The harsh winter in the northern U.S., followed by warm, wet spring temperatures, provide conditions that...

2011-04-06 14:24:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Termites love wood, so discovering a bait they love even more has pest control experts across the country excited. In side-by-side tests where termites could choose between wood or the new revolutionary bait, termites readily preferred the bait. Surprisingly, termites like the bait even more if it ages, cracks or gets moldy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/CG77927-a) (Photo:...

2011-01-17 06:35:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, business owners and homeowners pay out billions of dollars for damages caused by termites. By noticing signs of an infestation, people can contact commercial and residential termite control professionals before the problem gets out of hand. Though it can be difficult to notice an infestation, it is not impossible if looking for the right termite evidence. There are various types of these pests in different areas of the country. Each...

2010-11-30 07:25:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Termites cause billions of dollars worth of damage to structures annually. To avoid this destruction to their houses and their wallets, homeowners are choosing to voluntarily infest their homes with ants as a form of termite control. Ants are termites' mortal enemy but do not cause the same structural damage and are easier to control. Though still being researched, some homeowners are considering this termite control option. The first item that...

2010-09-30 07:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Termites cause billions of dollars worth of damage to structures every year. For homeowners to prevent these high costs, they must know the early signs of infestation to promote termite control. TermiteControl.net points homeowners to three main areas that can be examined to prevent a full scale infestation. The most obvious is the discovery of winged termites inside one's house. The most common mistake that homeowners make is confusing winged termites...

2010-03-31 15:52:00

SMITHTOWN, N.Y., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Termites damage more homes than fires, earthquakes and storms combined. They attack in every state but Alaska, infesting five million homes every year. Yet termite damage is rarely covered by homeowners' insurance. Unfortunately, many homeowners do not protect their homes from likely invasions. "On Long Island, it's not a question of if you have termites, it's a matter of when," said Lynn Frank, Board Certified Entomologist and Technical...

2010-03-11 11:25:00

ATLANTA, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the wintry mix recently blanketing parts of the country, the Southeast is seeing the first signs of spring: slightly warmer weather and termite swarms. As temperature changes prompt most people to prepare for the balmy months ahead, pests also begin stirring. In fact, Orkin branches in Georgia and Florida reported subterranean termite swarms in late February, marking the onset of pre-spring pest activity in the South. (Photo:...


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2005-07-13 17:42:36

A termite (also known as a white ant) is any member of the order Isoptera. This is a group of social insects that eat wood and other cellulose-rich vegetable matter. Most termite species are tropical or subtropical, but a few live in temperate regions. They are of great biological and economic interest. Termites are soft-bodied, of moderate to small size, and have biting mouthparts. They live in dark nests and tunnels, except when the winged alates emerge to leave their parent colony. The...

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