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Spiders Love Woodworm

Hippisley-Cox, Charles (2011) Spiders Love Woodworm. Green Building, 21 (3). pp. 36-37.

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Abstract

Despite the recent shift towards safer chemical treatments for woodworm, they still have a considerable environmental impact. This study demonstrates that spiders may offer the ultimate green alternative as potential bio-predators in reducing woodworm infestation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Building Conservation, Timber, Chemical treatments for timber, bio-predators, spiders, Pholcus phalangioides, malaria, Alternative treatments, sustainability, pesticides, poison, permethrin, boron, common furniture beetle, green building, arachnophobia
Subjects: S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
T Technology > TH Building construction
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2011 12:45
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2015 02:22
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12240

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