Movement of non-repellent termiticides among workers of the Formosan subterranean termite was quantified using mortality of untreated nestmates in a donor-recipient model. Donor workers were exposed to sand treated with 1, 10 , and 100 ppm (wt a.i./wt sand) each of Fipronil and Imidacloprid. Donors were then exposed to untreated nestmates (recipients), and mortality assessed at 15 days. Investigations of concentration, duration of treatment, and colony effects were examined.
Species 1: Isoptera Rhinotermitidae Coptotermes formosanus (Formosan subterranean termite)
Keywords: Soil Termiticides, Trophallaxis
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