Group effects on insecticide toxicity in workers of the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki.

Coptotermes formosanus workers were treated topically with insecticide and subsequently held individually or in groups to examine possible effects on insecticide toxicity. Chlorpyrifos, cypermethrin and chlordane toxicities were 1.4-, 1.5-, and 1.3-fold greater, respectively, among workers held in groups compared with those held individually after… CONTINUE READING