Termites are social insects.
They live together in colonies that can be populated by millions of individuals, with overlapping generations and a complex task division.
A new study by a team of University of Florida scientists gives ... READ MORE
You’re most likely to notice termites during their swarming activity, but colonies infesting trees and structures are active year-round in Florida. This puts properties at risk for costly damages and trees vulnerable to high winds.
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Termite Awareness Week began March 13, just in time for swarming season.
Scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) in Fort Lauderdale conduct year-round research on the invasive ... READ MORE
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla -- Termite season in Florida is around the corner, and experts at UF/IFAS are ready to help.
On March 1, Thomas Chouvenc, a termite expert and assistant professor at the UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education ... READ MORE
Termite Awareness Week 2021 takes place March 7-13
Some people mistakenly think termites are only busy during this time of the year. UF/IFAS researchers in Davie, Florida, show us otherwise.
While termites are often noticed during ... READ MORE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Go beyond our common perceptions of termites, like a University of Florida scientist did, and you’ll find they do much more than eat wood and destroy homes, other buildings and trees.
Thomas Chouvenc, an assistant ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- For some 50 years, scientists have tried -- but failed -- to find a way to use microbes as a means of biological control for destructive subterranean termites.
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