Pest Control - Termites - Links
Australian PEST CONTROL Websites
     
  Australian Govt - Dept of Health and Ageing - termite protection - available treatment and hazard information about termiticides - how buildings can be protected against termites - physical barriers - chemical barriers - termite baits - treatment of infestations.
ACT Govt - Dept of Environment - pest control chemicals - health, safety and the environment - safe handling of pesticides and their use.
ACT Govt - Dept of Environment - Termites in the Canberra Region.
NSW Govt - Dept of Fair Trading - Booklet - Protect Your Home from Termites - booklet on termite control and protection - options for the homeowner.
NSW Govt - Environment Protection Agency - Industry guidelines - Pesticide Record Keeping fact sheets for pest controllers.
NSW Govt - Environment Protection Agency - Industry guidelines - Pesticide Record Keeping fact sheets for property managers.
VIC Govt - Dept of Health - Pest control treatments and your health - Government control on safe use of pesticides - precautions to take when pesticides are used in the home.
Bayer Premise Termite Elimination - brochure - Premise termite control product.
CSIRO Australia - About termites and wood borers - including tips on control, treatment and prevention.
CHOICE Magazine - Oct 2005 - for a 5 page article on termites - consumer protection advice - selecting a professional pest control company - Australian termite control methods - chemical soil treatments - termite baiting - physical barriers - industry Associations.
Kordon - Physical Termite Barrier - product installation manual - Kordon termite barrier - manufactured by Bayer - used by Builders - installed during construction.
AS 3660 - Termite Management Australian Standard: Click here to purchase.
National Association of Forest Industries, Australia (revised 2004) - Protecting Buildings from Subterranean Termites - introduction - termite colony - distribution of termites in Australia - building legislation - AS 3660 - protection against termite infestation - suspended timber floors - ant caps - termite resistant timbers - physical termite barriers during construction - options for managing termite risk - inspection and maintenance recommendations.

USA & Canadian Pest Control websites

University of Nebraska - For a series of articles / photo gallery - highly recommended - links to 14 excellent articles - photo gallery - excellent section on termite baits vs chemical soil barriers.

Florida Dept of Consumer Services - Termite Protection of Buildings Advice - handy tips on what can a home-owner can do to protect against termites.

University of California - Pest Management Guidelines - termites - their identification, biology and prevention using chemical soil barriers and termite colony baiting systems.

University of Florida - Subterranean Termites & their control - includes some excellent pictures of termites and information on termite life cycle, biology and recommended control measures.

University of Kentucky - Answers on Termite Control for the Home-Owner - frequently asked questions  - about termites and termite control - termite research group of the University of Kentucky.

University of Toronto - Termites - Termite Control Methods - a large reference site on termites, their biology - termite control methods - ideal for students, researchers and home-owners.

US Environmental Protection Agency - Citizen's Guide to Pest Control and Pesticide Safety - information on pest control and pesticide safety.
Ohio State University - Termites: How to Reduce Your Home's Risk of Infestation: Notes on practical measures the home-owner can carry out to reduce the risk of termite infestations.
Florida Dept of Consumer Services - Termite Protection Advice: Handy tips - home-owner can do to protect against termites - consumer protection advice - termite service contracts and warranties.
National Termite Survey in USA: Conducted by the New Orleans Mosquito & Termite Control Board on USA distribution of native and introduced species of destructive termites.
Oregon State University - Termite Pictures: Recommended for some interesting pictures and drawings of subterranean termites, their mud-tunnel gallery structure and resultant timber damage.
 
     
 
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