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UF/IFAS study sheds light on termite colony longevity and reproductive strategies over decades

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August 21, 2022

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

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Formosan Subterranean Termites, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Frontiers In Ecology And Evolution, Nan-yao Su, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF IFAS News
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What is your termite risk in Florida? UF/IFAS scientists explain – it depends where you live

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May 18, 2022

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. Scientists ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Edis, Lyle Buss, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF Insect ID Lab, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, University Of Florida Termite Collection

Termite season: UF/IFAS scientist answers common questions, corrects misconceptions

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March 30, 2022

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

Category: Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Asian Subterranean Termites, Entomology And Nematology, Formosan Subterranean Termites, Formosan Termites, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Urban Entomology

Termite season is coming: Local UF scientist explains what to know at free March 1 webinar

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February 24, 2022

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

Category: Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, UF/IFAS Master Gardener Volunteer Program
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As Florida enters termite swarm season, UF/IFAS scientists tell consumers what to know

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March 3, 2021

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

Category: Home Management, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Rudolg Scheffrahn, South Florida, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF/IFAS FLREC, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center
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UF study on termites’ evolution tells us they are much more than wood-eating roaches


January 11, 2021

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

Category: Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Entomology And Nematology, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS FLREC

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