Tag: Formosan subterranean termites

Learn about termites’ behavior

August 11, 2018 By
We continue to find out more about termites’ secret, underground behavior. A recent University of Florida survey discovered that worker-caste Formosan subterranean termites have a strong urge to return to their central nest when it’s time to molt. Termite colonies... Read more»

Video shows subterranean termite’s damage to a house

March 27, 2018 By
The video represents an analogy of damage the Formosan subterranean termite can have to a structure. Read more»

Termite Battles: Joe Martin of Terminix New Orleans turns to Taurus SC

February 28, 2018 By
The Southeastern U.S. is known as the “termite belt,” and New Orleans’ French Quarter has a particular problem with Formosan termites, says entomologist Joe Martin. That’s why Martin uses Control Solutions Inc.’s Taurus to fight back. See how he applies... Read more»
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Formosan Subterranean Termites in Baton Rouge Show Signs of Rising

May 4, 2015 By
An entomology professor at Louisiana State University who has been checking termite population trends in Baton Rouge doesn’t like what he sees: The number of Formosan subterranean termites in the area is on the upswing. The Baton Rouge, La., daily... Read more»