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Title: Termite and boring insect ground barrier for the protection of wooden structures

Abstract

A method and device are disclosed which prevent the intrusion of insects onto wood structures by using a controlled release device capable of releasing insecticide. In the disclosed method, the device maintains a minimal effective level of insecticide for a predetermined period of time.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Richland, WA
  2. Kennewick, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871811
Patent Number(s):
5801194
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A01 - AGRICULTURE A01N - PRESERVATION OF BODIES OF HUMANS OR ANIMALS OR PLANTS OR PARTS THEREOF
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
termite; boring; insect; ground; barrier; protection; wooden; structures; method; device; disclosed; prevent; intrusion; insects; wood; controlled; release; capable; releasing; insecticide; maintains; minimal; effective; level; predetermined; period; time; release device; disclosed method; controlled release; predetermined period; device capable; device maintains; /514/424/

Citation Formats

Voris, Peter Van, and Cataldo, Dominic A. Termite and boring insect ground barrier for the protection of wooden structures. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Voris, Peter Van, & Cataldo, Dominic A. Termite and boring insect ground barrier for the protection of wooden structures. United States.
Voris, Peter Van, and Cataldo, Dominic A. Thu . "Termite and boring insect ground barrier for the protection of wooden structures". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871811.
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author = {Voris, Peter Van and Cataldo, Dominic A},
abstractNote = {A method and device are disclosed which prevent the intrusion of insects onto wood structures by using a controlled release device capable of releasing insecticide. In the disclosed method, the device maintains a minimal effective level of insecticide for a predetermined period of time.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {1}
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