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Management — Treatment Methods

Program 2: The "Individual Mound Treatment" Method


  1. Treat undesirable fire ant mounds using an individual mound treatment.

  2. Apply treatment as dusts, granules, granules drenched with water after application, liquid drenches, baits, or aerosol injections.

  3. Non-chemical treatment methods such as very hot water mound drenches also may be used.

  4. Continue treating undesirable mounds that appear, as needed.

Application of dust to individual ant moundApplication of ant mound drenchesApplication of bait to individual ant mound