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There are a wide variety of subterranean termite monitoring stations available.
Carpenter Ant Baits contain large amounts of pesticide active ingredient and must be placed over large areas to ensure all ants nest and trails have chemical applied.
Although treatment for subterranean termites s common, there are some IPM approaches homeowners can take to alleviate subterranean termite infestations.
Termimesh is a pre-construction installation.
A basement is the most expensive foundation type.
All potential termite entry points need to be inspected, Includes.
There are _____ main foundation types and a handful of important variations.
Subterranean termites can cause the most damage of any termite species.
There are three basic categories of wood-destroying fungi: soft rot, brown rot and white rot.
White rot fungi attack the cellulose and lignin in wood, eventually giving the wood a dark black appearance.
Brown rot fungi commonly attack softwoods like pine, spruce and fir thus turning the wood dark brown.
Key inspection areas for Fungi include:
Before treating, one must answer a few questions.
Head space is a common type of foundation structure.
Subterranean termites threaten homeowners across the country, as they’re found in every state in the U.S except Alaska.
Subterranean termites build distinctive tunnels, often referred to as _________ to reach food sources and protect themselves from open air..
IPM is rooted in Agriculture.
Paris Green was first used to kill rats in sewers in Paris.
The publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring stimulated widespread public concern over the dangers of improper pesticide use and the need for better pesticide controls.
DDT was the first synthetic pesticide to provide which benefits?
Termites have the following:
Careful probing of wood with a sharp instrument may disclose drywood termite galleries.
One of the most obvious signs of a drywood termite infestation is the presence of ______.
Drywood termites do not need the moisture of soil to survive and get their name because they live, feed and nest in wood that hasn’t decayed yet. .
Pests are defined as an organism that damages or interferes with desirable plants in our fields and orchards, landscapes, or wildlands, or damage homes or other structures.
All insects, weeds, and other living organisms require control in every situation.
IPM is a process to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and environment.
IPM consists of ___ different control methods.
Old house borers are one of the most damaging wood-boring insects.
Bostricid powderpost beetles like wood, generally less than 10 years.