Rachel ArangoDurability and Wood Protection Research
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, Phd Entomology , 2016
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, Masters Entomology , 2009
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bachelor Of Arts Biological Aspects of Conservation , 2004
|Publication Year: 2010|
Highlight ID: 186
|Identification of economically significant death-watch and spider beetles in Wisconsin|
Two widely distributed beetle families, the death-watch (Anobiidae) and spider beetles (Ptinidae), include a number of economically significant species which cause damage to wooden materials and/or stored products. Distribution and abundance of sever ...
Highlight ID: 155
|Termite Eradication: A search for the Holy Grail|
Regarding Wisconsin termines, laboratory tests were initiated to evaluate transfer of a number of different dusting compounds to un-dusted colony mates with varied results. ...
|Termites of the Frozen Tundra:|
One look at our snowy landscape in Wisconsin and it would be easy to assume termites couldn't survive here. These wood-destroying critters are a common concern for people living in warmer climates, but amazingly, certain species of subterranean termites have been introduced and become established in...
|Looking into the Future of Wood Preservation|
Carol Clausen and her group are serious about wood as a sustainable and versatile building material. Here Amy Blodgett, Rachel Arango, and Bessie Woodword check soil block samples in their ongoing research...