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Video: Major Formosan Termite Swarming in New Orleans

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Formosan termites were swarming throughout the New Orleans area May 22 as a combination of meteorological conditions provided just the right conditions for the winged, reproductive version of the insect to leave their nests, www.nola.com reported.

| May 29, 2014

Formosan termites were swarming throughout the New Orleans area on Thursday night (May 22), as a combination of meteorological conditions provided just the right conditions for the winged, reproductive version of the insect to leave their nests, www.nola.com reported.

The report noted that the end of the Full Stop program (two years ago), which provided federal funding to homeowners and business owners for termite treatments, has exacerbated the problem.

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Source: Nola.com


 

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