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key to identification of Pacific Northwest wood-destroying pests based on wood damage

Arthur L. Antonelli

key to identification of Pacific Northwest wood-destroying pests based on wood damage

by Arthur L. Antonelli

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Published by Washington State University Cooperative Extension in [Pullman] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood -- Northwest, Pacific -- Deterioration,
  • Wood borers -- Northwest, Pacific -- Identification,
  • Insect pests -- Northwest, Pacific -- Identification,
  • Pests -- Northwest, Pacific -- Identification

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by Art Antonelli, Terry Whitworth, and Gary Thomasson].
    GenreIdentification.
    SeriesEB -- 1814, Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 1814.
    ContributionsWhitworth, Terry L., Thomasson, Gary L., Hobbs, Kenneth Rollin., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13629227M
    OCLC/WorldCa48769222

    This book provides architects, engineers, builders, foresters, members of the pest control and timber industries, and the general public with a ready source of reference to the more important wood borers and termites encountered in Australia. Many species of timber can be attacked by wood-destroying insects such as wood borers and some species of wood borer or termite, an. WOOD DESTROYING PESTS AND ORGANISMS INSPECTION REPORT In the event damage is found to extend further than outlined in this report at any item listed below in the course of the Inspection is limited to disclosure of wood destroying pests or organisms as set forth in the Structural Pest Control Act, Article 6, Section (b), Paragraph File Size: KB.

    RECOMMENDATION: 1) Repair damage as necessary. 2) Prime to paint. * SECTION I NOTES: NOTE 1. During the course of wood repairs/replacement, Angelo Termite & Construction Co. will paint replaced material to WOOD DESTROYING PESTS AND ORGANISMS File Size: KB. Whether it’s termites or fire ants, white grubs or aphids if it’s an insect pest, we’ll try to provide you with the best in science-based, pest management solutions. Check out the [email protected] section for practical information on a variety of insect topics. If you’re a pest management professional, visit the Insects in the City blog for professionals to see what’s happening with pest.

    Licensing of Wood Treatment Pesticide Applicators in Florida An Oriental Wood Borer, Heterobostrychus aequalis (Waterhouse) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) Wood-Destroying Insects. Wood and wood-based materials can be ruined by wood-destroying fungi. In and on the wood, the fungi form thread-like networks of hypha, referred to in their entirety as mycelia. As a rule, such fungi only flourish on wood or wood-based materials with a high moisture content.


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Key to identification of Pacific Northwest wood-destroying pests based on wood damage by Arthur L. Antonelli Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A key to identification of Pacific Northwest wood-destroying pests based on wood damage. [Arthur L Antonelli; Terry L Whitworth; Daniel Suomi; Washington State University.

Extension.; United States. Department of Agriculture.]. Pacific Northwest Wood-destroying Pests Based on Wood Damage By Art Antonelli, Terry Whitworth, and dan suomi This key addresses only symptoms (damage) and signs (such as excrement or frass) of the pests, not the pests themselves.

References at the end of this publication provide keys, pictures, and biologies of the pests causing damage. Pacific Northwest Structural and Urban Pests.

Wood destroying pests, such as termites, carpenter ants, and wood boring beetles, pose a serious threat to property in our part of the country. Some bugs just "bug" people due to their unwanted presence. While many academic and pest management web sites on the Internet focus on pests common in.

Carpenter bees drill almost perfect circles in wood. CARPENTER ANTS Carpenter ants are found throughout North America, causing damage to homes in many regions, but the humid East and Northeast are especially hard hit.

Normally, these ants seek out dead trees and decomposing wood in nature, but when homes offer moist, decaying wood, carpenter ants move in.

Introducing structural, stored product, and public health pest management for professional pesticide applicators, this full-color publication discusses pests such as subterranean termites, wood-destroying beetles, wood-infesting beetles requiring no treatment, and Hymenoptera (bees, ants, and wasps) and includes measures for inspection and control.

Termites and wood destroying insects are single-handedly responsible for millions of dollars of damage to Tennessee homes every year. Nashville’s #1 Pest Protection Company Our commitment to exceptional service has made us the number one pest protection company in our area and earned us a prestigious ranking in the Top Companies in America.

Watch out: because moisture is involved in most wood destroying insect infestations (excepting drywood termites), you may find multiple sources of wood damage all together: wood rot along with termite or carpenter ant damage. (Carpenter bees prefer more dry wood and burrow right through both winter and summer wood in a board).

: Wood Destroying Insects: Wood Borers and Termites (): Creffield, J. W.: BooksCited by: -- Insects cause damage in a variety of ways --Summary: The wood-destroying insects can damage wood and other building materials in many different es, carpenter ants and several "powderpost" beetles are the most important wood-destroying pests overall.

See the reference identification table below for a list of the major, and some minor, wood-damaging pests. An introductory chapter identifies those features of wood structure, and the chemical and physical characteristics of wood, which define its engineering properties, its natural durability and its suitability for preservative treatment.

Part 1 (Microbial decay of wood) has 7 chapters describing fundamental mycology, fungal decay, effect of decay on the mechanical properties of timber, staining Cited by: Each year, over $17 billion worth of damage is caused by rot fungi in the United States.

Especially in—but not limited to—western Oregon and Washington, rot fungi causes more damage than all other pests combined. Four major categories of wood destroying fungi affect structures in the Pacific Northwest. WOOD DESTROYING PESTS AND ORGANISMS INSPECTION REPORT Building No. Street City Zip Date of Inspection Number of Pages Main Street Hometown 05/05/ Finding: 3B Fungus damage was found in both sets of wood steps.

Damage has occurred due to earth to wood contact. Other Wood Destroying Pests. The three most common families of beetles in Northern California that invade and damage structural and decorative wood and furniture are the powderpost beetles (Lyctidae), deathwatch beetles (Anobiidae) and false powderpost beetles (Bostrichiade).

a key to the identification of damage caused by wood destroying organisms A biological key is a tool prepared by a specialist for students for determining names of specific or groups of organisms. The key should be prepared with terms understood by those likely to use it.

All pest inspection reports are based on the Washington State Pest Control Association reporting criteria which has been approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. The most prevailing wood destroying pests in the greater Seattle area include wood decay fungi (wood rot), carpenter ants, wood infesting beetles, and termites.5/5().

Wood Destroying Pests. Mike Dooley Pest Control has several options to protect your home from damage caused by wood destroying insects. Your home is one of your most valuble possessions. Don't become a victim of wood destroying pests.

Welcome to this CEU on Insect Biology: Wood Destroying Pests. My name is Tyler Pettis, director of training at Online Pest Control Courses. As you make your way through the course, be sure to take notes on each section, as there will be a comprehensive exam at the end.5/5(47).

at all, but correct identification is essential if the right treatment is to be given. The purpose of this book is to enable recognition, on site, of the major wood destroying fungi and insects that can be found in building timbers. The information is given mainly in note form for easy reference, and.

Here are a few tips for how to spot wood-destroying pests. Termites. Habitat: The most common type, subterranean termites, cause 95% of all termite damage in North America. Found in every state except Alaska, termites are most prevalent in the South; the so-called termite belt stretches across the Southeast from Virginia to Texas.

Clues: You can suss out an infestation by poking wood with a. True wood destroying pests actually digest or eat wood. Powder post beetles (powderpost beetles) and termites are very common pests of wood and furniture.

Use the links on this page to find information for the listed pests. Each page will give basic biology, damage identification and elimination of such wood and furniture pests.

Wood borers are wood damaging insect that invade and damage structural and furniture wood based on the type and moisture content of the wood.

All homes or businesses constructed of natural wood are at risk to wood borer infestations. Here are some helpful facts about Wood Borers: Adult beetles lay their eggs in wood cracks.Wood-infesting Insect Identification Guide.

There are a variety of insects that infest structural timber. Identification of the insect species is usually based on the characteristics of holes that are made and the material (frass) that is found in the holes or tunnels in the wood.

The adult or larval stages can also be used to identify the type.It is virtually impossible to calculate the total destruction caused by the attack of wood destroying insects and decay because much damage is never reported or recognized as damage caused by wood destroying organisms.

In the early ’s, it was estimated that the public spent approximately billion dollars per year then to control/.