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Friday, February 14, 2003

 
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The Agricultural Research Service has a fire ant research team stationed in Florida, searching for new ways to control the dangerous red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta). According to this article from the ARS Newlink, there are at least two biocontrols that show potential, a parasite ant (Solenopsis daguerrei) and a pathogen (Thelohania solenopsae). More information about current fire ant research can be found here.

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