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Termite Treatment using Temperature

Termites use temperature to find food Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) have a number of senses which interact to determine the individual and colony behaviour. It has been shown in a number of studies that the overall most important environmental signal…

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Termite Thermal Shadow Studies

On a daily basis we are reminded by our customers how quickly the Termite Mansion has visible termites. We still run trials with our competitors but most of our energy goes into trying to improve the already fantastic Termite Mansion….

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Baiting Termites

One of the most common questions when Baiting Termites When Baiting Termites either in the ground inside a Termite Mansion or in a Sachet of Queen Killer, sometimes there appears a layer of dry mud both on the walls of...
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Termite baiting apparatus and what is really important ?

Termite baiting apparatus (Summary of an international patent on termite baiting) Subterranean Termites in the main live in a closed environment sealed with earthen based walls, they seek food and mine and transport water. Termites are ‘cold-blooded’, with a thin...
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Chemical Termite Barrier

Chemical Termite Barrier and why they are not a DIY project.   Efforts to control subterranean termite infestations inside structures have traditionally depended heavily on liquid chemical termite barrier applications. These applications consist of trenching around the perimeter of a...
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Termite Treatment Chemicals and Using Bait Dry?

Termite Treatment Chemicals now includes Dry Termite Baitwhich has recently been claimed as the next big thing. Termite Monitoring to date is not termite baiting (poisoning), with each being mutually independent. Now with the recent introduction of Dry Termite Bait...
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The Role of Light in Termite Control DIY

The role of light in termite behavior and the design of termite control diy products such as termite monitors and termite bait stations. There is much conflicting information written on the role of light in the behavior of subterranean termites...
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Termite Monitoring Systems; On Ground or Below Ground?

Termite monitoring has a worrying practice returning of the selling and marketing of Termite Monitors for placing on the ground. One such marketing press release stated the following; Termite Monitoring why On-Ground? Termite monitoring trials in the USA (carried out...
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Termite Management Systems and Terminology Explained in Detail

Considering how well known this pest is, there is a lot of misinformation in the public sphere regarding termite management terminology. Termites (otherwise known as white ants) are known by name and the damage they can cause is infamous, but...
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