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Are there termite tubes on the side of your home? Why are they there and what do they want?   These tubes are called exploratory tubes. The colonies send out “scouts” to look for the food supply. This is another reason not to put a wood pile...

Let's talk about drywood termites. All termites must have a 19 to 20% content of moisture in the wood, drywood termites are no different. However, their only mode of transportation is swarming. When they swarm the wind picks them up and transports them to various...

by B.M. Pawson & R.E. Gold ABSTRACT Two baits, hydramethylnon (American Cyanamid Company) and hexaflumuron (DowElanco - Sentricon Colony Elimination System), were evaluated for the control of subterranean termites in Texas. Hydramethylnon bait was tested for one year at four structures infested with subterranean termites. Control of termites...