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Resistance of Commercial and Non-commercial Woods against Heterotermes indicola Wasmann (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae) in Laboratory and Field Conditions

Resistance of Commercial and Non-commercial Woods against Heterotermes indicola Wasmann (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae) in Laboratory and Field Conditions

Muhammad Afzal1,Naveeda Akhtar Qureshi1,*, Khalid Zamir Rasib2 and Irfan Hussain1

1Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Biological Science, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 45300, Pakistan
2Department of Biological Science, Forman Christian College University, Lahore 54600, Pakistan

Fig 1

Mean mortality (%) of H. indicola workers in no-choice laboratory feeding trials on 10 different wood species blocks after 14 days of continuous exposure.

Fig 2

Mean mortality (%) of H. indicola workers in choice laboratory feeding trials on 5 different wooden pairs blocks after 14 days of continuous exposure.

Specific gravity of wood
Mortality
% Weight loss
Wood consumption
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Pakistan Journal of Zoology

June

Vol. 50, Iss. 3, Pages 799-1198

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