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dc.contributor.author Su, Nan-Yao en_US
dc.contributor.author Tamashiro, Minoru en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-09T01:21:28Z en_US
dc.date.available 2009-09-09T01:21:28Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1986-03 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Su N, Tamashiro M. 1986. Wood-consumption rate and survival of the Formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) when fed one of six woods used commercially in Hawaii. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 26:109-113. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0073-134X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/11201 en_US
dc.description.abstract Redwood and cedar were the most resistant or least preferred woods of the 6 wood species fed to the Formosan subterranean termite. Significantly more Ponderosa pine, spruce, hemlock and Douglas fir were consumed than redwood or cedar. There were no statistically significant differences in consumption between redwood and cedar and no significant differences in the amounts of the other 4 wood species consumed. Both redwood and cedar apparently were not completely suitable food for the termites. 100% of the termites fed redwood died within 3 weeks and approximately 50% of those fed cedar died in the same period. en_US
dc.format.extent 5 pages en_US
dc.publisher Hawaiian Entomological Society en_US
dc.title Wood-Consumption Rate and Survival of the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) when Fed One of Six Woods Used Commercially in Hawaii en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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