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Fire Ant-Detecting Canines: A Complementary Method in Detecting Red Imported Fire Ants
ABSTRACT In this investigation, detection dogs are trained and used in identifying red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta Buren, and their nests. The methodology could assist in reducing the
Utilizing Odor-Adsorbed Filter Papers for Detection Canine Training and Off-Site Fire Ant Indications
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The first study to validate the capability of filter paper adsorption as a feasible odor bearer of RIFAs and evaluate its use in detection dog training suggests that filter paper is an effective RIFA odor bearer, and the scent can be maintained at least 13 weeks for dog identification.