Bioscience

New assay helps track termites and other insects

February 17, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: ScienceDaily] – An Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-developed method to safely and reliably mark termites and other insects over vast acreage so their movements can be tracked is just as effective as the previous method — and more affordable.

That’s according to recently published research by ARS entomologist James Hagler, at the agency’s U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center in Maricopa, Ariz., and his collaborators at the University of Arizona.

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