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Drywood Termites

Photo: Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

Most Wanted: Drywood Termites

March 5, 2015 By
Drywood termites (Kalotermitidae) have committed offenses through insidiously cryptic infestations. Attacks cause significant cellulose consumption, which causes structural and wood product damage. ⦁ Reproductives: They’re light yellow to dark brown or black with reddish heads. At maturity, they are approximately... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: Are Termites the Problem? Location Makes a Difference

August 23, 2014 By
When we talk about wood-destroying insects and organisms (WDI/WDO), we tend to think only of subterranean termites — although this might depend on your location: The Northeast tends to focus on carpenter ants. But don’t forget to inspect for powderpost... Read more»

Fact vs. Fiction: Drywood Termites

July 10, 2013 By
Fiction: Termites are ants. Fact: Ants belong to the order Hymenoptera and termites are classified with cockroaches in the order Blattodea. Winged ants and termites are called alates, which refer to the stage in their respective reproduction cycles when they... Read more»
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BASF releases Termidor DRY Termiticide

November 16, 2010 By
Product is major advance in the treatment of drywood and subterranean termites ST. LOUIS, Mo. — BASF Pest Control Solutions’ new Termidor DRY Termiticide can be used to treat drywood and subterranean termites, in virtually any wood, almost anywhere, with... Read more»
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