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Naphthalenic compounds as termite bait toxicants
- Rojas, M.G., Morales-Ramos, J.A., Green, F.
- United States Department of Agriculture patents 2004 no.US 6,691,453 B1
- termiticides, toxic substances, naphthalene, baits, chemical composition, cellulose, insect attractants, termite control, pest monitoring, patents, USDA, United States
- Termite foods mixed together in a matrix suitable to be used as baits and attractants for termites are provided. They comprise cellulose, naphthalenic compounds, water and potentially other termite-preferred nutrients. Methods of monitoring the presence of termites using such matrices and methods of controlling termites using such matrices to deliver termite toxins are also provided.