Though subterranean termites are a normal component of soil around buildings, structural infestations are not necessarily inevitable. As discussed later, a home's susceptibility to termite infestation is dependent upon a number of things, including construction type, home maintenance, landscaping, and perhaps conditions in and around the structure that favor the activity, growth and survival of local termite populations.

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Published on Apr 05, 2005
Published on Mar 13, 2009
Published with Full Review on Mar 30, 2012
Published with Full Review on Jan 30, 2017
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Dan Suiter Extension Entomologist, Entomology Brian T. Forschler Professor, Entomology
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