10. An Insect Pest of Agricultural, Urban, and Wildlife Areas: The Red Imported Fire Ant

  1. Daniel A. Sumner
  1. John H. Klotz,
  2. Karen M. Jetter,
  3. Les Greenberg,
  4. Jay Hamilton,
  5. John Kabashima and
  6. David F. Williams

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470290125.ch10

Exotic Pests and Diseases: Biology and Economics for Biosecurity

Exotic Pests and Diseases: Biology and Economics for Biosecurity

How to Cite

Klotz, J. H., Jetter, K. M., Greenberg, L., Hamilton, J., Kabashima, J. and Williams, D. F. (2003) An Insect Pest of Agricultural, Urban, and Wildlife Areas: The Red Imported Fire Ant, in Exotic Pests and Diseases: Biology and Economics for Biosecurity (ed D. A. Sumner), Blackwell Publishing Company, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470290125.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813819662

Online ISBN: 9780470290125

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Keywords:

  • wildlife areas;
  • urban areas;
  • agricultural pests;
  • monogyne colonies;
  • irrigated farmlands

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biology and Ecology

  • Introduction and Spread

  • Intervention Strategies

  • Parties Affected

  • Policy Scenarios

  • Economic Analysis

  • Conclusion