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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Weaver Ants & Fire Ant Treatments

Do you face weaver ants problem? How do we (pest controller) normally treat this?


The very first thing is to identify their nests. In a tree, you may be able to find numerous numbers of weaver ants' nests. Let's see how does the weaver ants' nest look like?

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Their nests are normally folded with leaves. So, if you see something abnormal shape in the tree...

Photo above does not belong to Carron Lee. It is an extract from internet.
as shown in the above photo, please don't go near. It triggers the alert! WEAVER ANTS INFESTATION!

After an identification on the nests and its location, we will carry out drenching treatment.

Photo above does not belong to Carron Lee. It is an extract from internet.
Pour the pesticide at the surrounding of the tree, before you start shooting at the nest. Then, you may treat their nests by chemical application and not forgetting to remove the nests in the end of the work. If the tree touches your building, trim the trees. By trimming the trees, it will help in breaking the weaver ants' bridge from migrating to your building.

Photo above does not belong to Carron Lee. It is an extract from internet.
If you see fire ants mound in your garden, do drenching treatment. Drench the mound at around 10 to 12 inches away (360 degrees drenching), pour pesticides and lastly shoot the mound.






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8 comments:

  1. Thanks for great information you write it very clean. I am very lucky to get this tips from you


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  2. You are welcome! Glad that you like the post. =)

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  3. Hi Lee,

    Thanks for posting this useful article. Getting rid of fire ant is very difficult. For controlling fire ant infestation we should choose effective pesticide like boric acid, and know the best technique of using that. Proper technique can make the job quite easier.

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  4. Yes, you are right Md. Arifuzzaman Faysal. Have a nice day ahead. =)

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  5. Maxforce ant bait gel can be a good way of controlling weaver ant & Fire ants. Boric acid is also good for controlling them. Among bio oils Neem oil is also good for controlling those ants. By that way, thanks @Lee for this nice article.

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  6. Thanks to effective pest control for your comments. I agree with the use of boric acid as well. =)

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