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Title: USDA FS report: 80 years of termiticide testing

Source: Pest Management Professional. May 2018. 70-76.

Author(s)Shelton, Thomas ; Fye, Donald ; Tang, Juliet ; Mankowski, Mark , E. .

Publication Year: 2018  View PDF »

Category: Not Classified
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4723-2A

Abstract: Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Famer Dr. T.E. “Tommie Termite” Snyder joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Bureau of Entomology soon after receiving his master’s degree from Yale in 1909. In 1934, he was transferred to New Orleans to establish the Forest Entomology Laboratory at the Southern Forest Experiment Station, considered to be the first such lab in the South. As his industry nickname suggests, the-then 49-year-old Dr. Snyder was keenly interested in forest insects — subterranean termites in particular.

Keywords: Termite; termiticide; testing; control; regulation; pesticide

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 2,048 kb(s)

Date posted: 07/26/2018
RITS Product ID: 90732
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Mankowski, Mark
Research Entomologist
Shelton, Thomas Guy
Research Entomologist
Tang, Juliet
Research Forest Products Technologist

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