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Resistance of borax-copper treated wood in aboveground exposure to attack by Formosan subterranean termites

Resistance of borax-copper treated wood in aboveground exposure to attack by Formosan subterranean termites

Research Note Forest Products Laboratory, USDA Forest Service (FPL-RN-0295): i + 4 pp.

The spread of Formosan subterranean termites (FSTs) in the southern United States has increased public interest in finding a preservative treatment to protect framing lumber from termite attack. This study evaluated the use of a borax-based preservative to protect wood from FST attack.

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