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    BACKGROUND: Termiticides are applied at concentrations much higher than those used in agricultural settings. The longevity of fipronil has not yet been examined at the rates used for termite control, nor has the compound’s movement in the soil been addressed.

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    Peterson, C.J. 2010.Effect of vegetation on the longevity, mobility and activity of fipronil applied at the termiticidal rate in laboratory soil columns. Pest Manag Sci 66:944-948.


    finpronil, soil mobility, longevity, termiticide

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