Submitted to: Journal of Economic Entomology
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/4/2004
Publication Date: 12/20/2005
Citation: Osbrink, W.L., Cornelius, M.L., Lax, A.R. 2005. Effect of imidacloprid soil treatments on populations of formosan termite using independent monitors.. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 98: 2160-2168. Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: Licensed pest management professionals treated 4 buildings with the termiticide imidacloprid. They used complete conventional treatments that included drilling and trenching. Independent monitors were established around these building > 1 year before the treatments and were used to asses the impact of the treatments on populations of Formosan subterranean termites, Coptotermes formosanus.