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2013-08-01 23:29:09

Middle Tennessee Pest and Termite control expert, U.S. Pest Protection, has brought Bill Miller on-board their Nashville branch as Sales Inspector. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 As summer continues to roll through Middle Tennessee, U.S. Pest Protection has brought on experienced building inspection professional, Bill Miller. Miller's expertise with building inspections will be a real asset to U.S. Pest's continuing commitment to excellent customer service during the busy...

2013-07-12 08:25:14

Lowers the bar of entry for advanced termite detection technology BRISBANE, Australia, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Termatrac (www.termatrac.com) has announced a new affordable payment plan for the purchase of the world's #1 termite detection device, the Termatrac T3i. The T3i features three detection technologies all in one device, with advanced radar capabilities and thermal and moisture sensors, providing pest control operators and home inspectors with the ability to more...

2013-07-03 23:18:05

Termites Refuse to Eat NyloDeck Composite Decking Material Covington, GA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Great news for NyloDeck owners; bad news for termites: Given the choice to eat NyloDeck or face starvation, termites chose hunger during a recent study performed by the Forest and Wildlife Research Center at Mississippi State University. The four-week testing proved that NyloDeck – a next-generation composite decking material – is resistant to termites, particularly damage caused by the...

2013-06-20 16:28:12

What homeowners do to invite termites INDIANAPOLIS, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Termites. They're hungry. And to them, your house is food. Is there anything you can do to stop them? Can you make your home less appetizing? More than 100 termite experts ? with a combined 2,000 years of experience ? say these are the top 10 mistakes homeowners make when it comes to termites: Number 10: Repairing utilities on the property; disrupting the termite soil treatment. If your lawn gets dug...

2013-06-19 12:21:46

Wood borer makes its own enzyme, which could thrive in industrial setting Researchers from the United Kingdom, the Energy Department´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and the University of Kentucky have recently published a paper describing a novel cellulose-degrading enzyme from a marine wood borer Limnoria quadripunctata, commonly known as the gribble. Gribbles are biologically intriguing because they exhibit a relatively unique ability to produce their own enzymes...

2013-06-18 23:16:46

NOAA is predicting an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. As communities prepare for heavy rain and strong winds, Western Pest Services is advising homeowners to plan for another threat that comes with these storms — increased pest pressures. PARSIPPANY, N.J. (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As many states along the East Coast prepare for hurricane season, experts from Western Pest Services, a New Jersey-based pest control company with branches throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast...

2013-06-06 23:38:10

EcoShield Pest Control, the nationwide pest control company, is expanding its services in three regions of the United States, Atlanta Georgia, Chicago Illinois and Houston Texas. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 EcoShield Pest Control, the nationwide pest control company, is expanding its services in three regions of the United States, Atlanta Georgia, Chicago Illinois and Houston Texas. The company, which has an established network of locations that serves customers in states like...

2013-05-29 23:25:29

Special Offer For Pest Control Services And Extermination In Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts Homes Southport, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Eliminate´Em Pest Control Services in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts announces a special $35.00 off any pest control or wildlife service. This special offer is valid for extermination and/or removal of termites, ants, carpenter ants, moles, bees, hornets, wasps, carpenter bees, squirrel, raccoon and bat removal. Residents in...

2013-05-21 23:22:15

Bug Busters Pest Control, a rapidly growing family-owned pest control company based in Farmville, VA, was featured in the latest issue of Pest Control Technology for their delicate handling of a termite infestation at the popular tourist destination of Jamestown Settlement. Farmville, VA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Bug Busters Pest Control, a Farmville, VA pest control company, was recently featured in the national industry publication Pest Control Technology for their delicate handling of a...

2013-05-21 23:21:01

Mosquitoes can put a damper on the summer time, but Horne´s Pest Control Company offers information and advice for dealing with the biting pest. Martinez, GA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Mosquitoes are always an issue in the summer months, and in some ways seem to be getting worse. Some entomologists believe, that as a result of global warming, diseases carried by insects will continue to increase. It is believed that since the beginning of time - mosquitoes are responsible for more human...


Latest Termite Reference Libraries

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2007-06-25 07:54:33

The Aardvark, Orycteropus afer, sometimes called the "˜antbear', is a medium-sized mammal native to Africa. It lives south of the Sahara desert where there is suitable habitat for them to live. It prefers savannas, grasslands, woodlands and bush. They are not found in deserts but are found in areas where there is a good supply of ants and termites. The most distinctive characteristic of the Aardvark is their teeth. Instead of having a pulp cavity, they have a number of thin tubes of...

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2007-01-19 20:40:01

The aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) is a small insectivorous hyena, native to Eastern and Southern Africa. The name means "earth wolf" in Afrikaans. Unlike other hyenas, the aardwolf is a defenseless animal whose diet almost completely consists of termites. The natural enemies are deterred by the superficial resemblance to the more aggressive hyena species. The aardwolf is the only surviving species of the subfamily Protelinae. Physical characteristics The aardwolf looks most like the...

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2006-12-12 13:58:15

Southern Tamandua or Lesser Anteater, Tamandua tetradactyla, is a species of anteater from South America. It is a solitary animal, found in many habitats from mature to highly disturbed secondary forests and arid savannas. It feeds on ants, termites and bees. It has very strong fore claws that can be used to break insect nests or to defend. Geographic Range Tamandua tetradactyla is found in South America from Venezuela and Trinidad to northern Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay...

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