Our research on "pheromone-assisted baiting for Argentine ants" is highlighted on Entomology Today, a news blog maintained by Entomological Society of America. The study is published in online version of Journal of Economic Entomology on February 24, 2016. Mr. Kevin Welzel, a PhD student in Choe laboratory, is a leading author for this paper.
Adding Pheromones to Baits Helps Control Invasive Argentine Ants
February 25, 2016 by
By Josh Lancette
An Argentine ant, Linepithema humile. Photo by Dong-Hwan Choe.
Argentine ants have been marching across the United States for the past few decades, despite the best pest control efforts. However, the authors of a new study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology may have found a better, more environmentally friendly way to stop the procession.
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