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Title: Naphthalenic Compounds as Termite Bait Toxicants

Source: U.S. Patent 6,691,453 B1. Feb. 17, 2004. 8 p. Int. Classif. A01M 13/00.

Author(s)Guadalupe Rojas, Maria; Morales-Ramos, Juan; Green, Frederick, III.

Publication Year: 2014  View Publication »

Category: Patents

Abstract: Termite foods mixed together in a matrix suitable to be used as baits and attractants for termites are provided. They comprise cellulose, naphthalenic compounds, water and potentially other termite-preferred nutrients. Methods of monitoring the presence of termites using such matrices and methods of controlling termites using such matrices to deliver termite toxins are also provided.

Keywords: termite, bait, attractant, N-hydroxynaphthalimide (NHA)

Date posted: 09/25/2014
RITS Product ID: 69523
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Green, Frederick
Research Microbiologist

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