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After the rain, termites swarm; they eat wood, food storage, more

SOUTHERN UTAH – The pest control truck is parked at a neighbor’s house – they have a termite infestation. Bad luck for them, right? Not so fast. If one neighbor has a termite infestation, it is likely ... read more

What Termites Can Teach Us

New termite colonies are founded on windless evenings, at dusk, after the rain ... s more, noninvasive termites are ecologically crucial, in irrigating land, protecting against drought, and enriching ... read more

Why Aren’t We Eating More Insects?

They often ... fried to a crisp. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that two billion people, more than a quarter of the world’s population, eat bugs as part of their ... read more

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How to fight termites

Bait stations are plastic tubes that contain either cellulose to attract termites (they like to eat it ... Usually swarm in February and March, depending on weather, usually on a sunny afternoon after ... read more


Two voracious, non-native termites spreading through South Florida

Although they don't eat any more than ... Usually swarm in February and March, depending on weather, usually on a sunny afternoon after rain. Build shelter tubes on a foundation to connect the termite ... read more

Termites make right with mushrooms

Since it is cool and moist there, as the store of chewed wood grows, microorganisms appear that produce sugar, which becomes to termites' food. The bigger the store of wood, the more ... form they are ... read more

Termites: The Silent Menace

These wood ... food. When temperatures spike during the spring, reproductive termites leave their nests to start new colonies.These winged insects are commonly mistaken for flying ants. While swarms c... read more

Collective Mind in the Mound: How Do Termites Build Their Huge Structures?

The termites also "farm" a symbiotic fungus that occupies eight times more ... and they swarm frantically around the exposed structure. Marais dislodges a chunk of dense soil about the size of a squas... read more

Homeowners, exterminators say ants a big problem this year

It makes me worry they might start on the food when I prep it." The couple contacted their landlord, who called an exterminator and took care of the problem. After ... termites or bedbugs, ants can be ... read more

South Florida's warm winter plus recent rain equals early termites

A colony of subterranean termites can eat three to 11 pounds of wood ... South Florida: Native subterranean: Dark brown, 0.3 inches long including wings. Usually swarm in February and March, depending ... read more

5 things you need to know during native subterranean termite season

With mating adults, or alates, swarming "occurs during warm, sunny and windless afternoons usually after rain." This is in contrast to Formosa termites ... but they cannot survive without a water supp... read more

Activity Guide

Their houses are collapsing, under siege by voracious alien termite ... more likely. Farm chemicals aren’t the only places where chemicals can get into our water supplies. Hundreds if not thousands of ... read more



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