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National Formosan Subterranean Termite Program

Termite Image Library


Image Number K8085-8

Historic Jackson Square (foreground), St. Louis Cathedral and the neighboring Cabildo. The heart of the Vieux Carre' (French Quarter) is the site for one of the heaviest Formosan subterranen termite infestations in the country. The Formosan subterranean termite has flourished in its adopted home with its year-round warm, humid climate. This area will serves as the site for evaluating the feasibility of eliminating termites as a pest on a community-wide basis by integrating the best technologies available (particularly baits) into a unified system.

Photo by Scott Bauer.

640 pixels wide: (k8085-8.jpg)

The Formosan Termite Image Library is provided as a complimentary source of historical and educational digital photographs available from the Agricultural Research Service Information Staff.

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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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