Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/2/2010
Publication Date: N/A
Technical Abstract: Invasive ants are a worldwide problem that is expanding both geographically and in intensity. Population explosions of invasive ants can overrun landscapes and inundate structures. Pest management professionals are often the first responders to complaints about invading ants. This session will focus on the latest invasive ant research. There are unique aspects of invasive ant biology that may help explain their proliferation and influence strategies for their control. Species of to be discussed include the red imported fire ant, Argentine ant, little fire ant, white-footed ants, and crazy ants.