Few candidate termiticides are left in the pipeline, according to the 2011 USDA-FS termiticide report
Candidate termiticides typically undergo a five-year evaluation at four field sites before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers them for registration. The tests are conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service (USDA-FS), which has a long history of evaluating termiticides for federal and state registration. In 2011, the USDA-FS managed and administered 14 agreements with product manufacturers as part of its ongoing termiticide testing program.
Requesting Print Publications
Publication requests are subject to availability. Fiscal responsibility limits the hardcopies of publications we produce and distribute. Electronic versions of publications may be downloaded, distributed and printed.
Please make any requests at email@example.com.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat. During the capture process some typographical errors may occur. Please contact the SRS webmaster if you notice any errors which make this publication unuseable.
- To view this article, download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.