Termite Prevention and Control
A modest Florida ranch house with dogwoods, oak trees, and a largec cycad in the yard. House is completely covered by a green and orange striped tent with a warning signed pinned near the front walkway indicating fumigation.
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Termite prevention and control

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Oi, Faith, James Davis, Julie McConnell, Judy Corbus, Nelly Nelson, and Michelle Atkinson. 2020. “Termite Prevention and Control”. EDIS 2020 (2), 16. https://journals.flvc.org/edis/article/view/115569.


This 16-page guide written by F. M. Oi, J. Davis, J. McConnell, J. Corbus, N. Nelson, and M. Atkinson and published by the UF/IFAS Entomology and Nematology Department is intended to help homeowners make informed choices about the best termite protection for their homes.

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Global Invasive Species Database. 2019. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/100_worst.php on 18-07-2019

Parman, V., and E. Vargo. 2008. “Population Density, Species Abundance, and Breeding Structure of Subterranean Termite Colonies in and around Infested Houses in Central North Carolina.” J. Econ. Entomol. 101: 1349–1359. Accessed July 18, 2019 https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/101.4.1349 Accessed July 18, 2019

Rust, M., and N.-Y. Su. 2012. “Managing Social Insects of Urban Importance.” Annual Review of Entomology 57: 355–375. Accessed July 18, 2019 https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-ento-120710-100634

Scheffrahn, R., and N.-Y. Su. 2000. Florida Dampwood Termites. EENY-122. Gainesville: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Reviewed: December 2017. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in279

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