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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: 25 Jan 2012 09:29
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12240

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