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Abstract

Plants and environment: detection of West Indian drywood termite, Cryptotermes brevis, on Kapiti Coast.

Abstract

This paper presents the detection of the exotic West Indian drywood termite, Cryptotermes brevis, in March 2011, in a private house at Waikanae Beach, Kapiti Coast (New Zealand). The efficacy of sulfuryl fluoride in the control of this invasive species is also discussed.