• Publications
  • Influence
Managing social insects of urban importance.
  • M. Rust, N. Su
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of entomology
  • 2012
Social insects have a tremendous economic and social impact on urban communities. The rapid urbanization of the world has dramatically increased the incidence of urban pests. Human commerce hasExpand
  • 235
  • 14
Foraging populations and territories of the Eastern subterranean termite (Isoptera : Rhinotermitidae) in Southeastern Florida
Foraging populations of colonies of the eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar), were surveyed in residential and undeveloped environments of southeastern Florida. A tripleExpand
  • 114
  • 14
Effect of Behavior on the Evaluation of Insecticides for Prevention of or Remedial Control of the Formosan Subterranean Termite
Laboratory techniques developed to evaluate insecticides for prevention or remedial control of infestations of Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki showed that the evaluation could not be based onExpand
  • 128
  • 13
Field evaluation of a hexaflumuron bait for population suppression of subterranean termites (Isoptera : Rhinotermitidae)
A baiting procedure that incorporated a matrix containing a chitin synthesis inhibitor, hexaflumuron, was evaluated against field colonies of the eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipesExpand
  • 165
  • 12
Novel technologies for subterranean termite control
When building repair cost is included, the economic impacts of termites may reach up to $11 billion annually the United States. The dollar amount spent on termite control will continue to grow as theExpand
  • 124
  • 11
A review of subterranean termite control practices and prospects for integrated pest management programmes
Soil insecticide barriers have been the single most important tool for subterranean termite control in the last half century, but limitations with current soil termiticides have provided the impetusExpand
  • 229
  • 7
  • PDF
Barrier Efficacy of Pyrethroid and Organophosphate Formulations Against Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
In a laboratory bioassay, termites were allowed to tunnel into a 5-cm core sample of sand (pH 8.1) treated with termiticides following an application protocol before construction. TermiticidesExpand
  • 46
  • 7
Tunneling and Mortality of Eastern and Formosan Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Sand Treated with Thiamethoxam or Fipronil
  • L. Remmen, N. Su
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of economic entomology
  • 1 June 2005
Abstract Thiamethoxam and fipronil were examined for their termiticidal properties against the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki, and the eastern subterranean termite,Expand
  • 49
  • 7
Response of the Formosan subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) to baits or nonrepellent termiticides in extended foraging arenas.
  • N. Su
  • Medicine
  • Journal of economic entomology
  • 2005
Distance effects of three treatments, noviflumuron, fipronil, and thiamethoxam, against laboratory populations of the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermesformosanus Shiraki, were tested inExpand
  • 44
  • 7