Hippisley-Cox, Charles (2011) Spiders Love Woodworm. Green Building, 21 (3). pp. 36-37.
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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.
|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|
|Depositing User:||Cherry Edmunds|
|Date Deposited:||21 Dec 2011 12:45|
|Last Modified:||25 Jan 2012 09:29|
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