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Ants in the Home and Garden, How to Control Them

Division of Stored Product Insect Investigations
Division of Fruit Insect Investigations
Division of Truck Crop and Garden Insect Investigations
Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Agricultural Research Administration
Home and Garden Bulletin 28, USDA, 1953
8 pages
Issued June 1953 (Fil. 1)

Entomology Research Division
Agricultural Research Service
Revised June 1957 (Fil. 2)
Slightly revised December 1959 (Fil. 3)
Slightly revised March 1963 (Fil. 4)
Slightly revised March 1966 (Fil. 5)
Revised November 1967 (Fil. 6)
Revised April 1969 (Fil. 7)

Southern Region
Agricultural Research Service
Revised February 1973 (Fil. 8)
Revised October 1975 (Fil. 9)

Weidhaas, Donald E., Entomologist
Burden, George S., Entomologist
Insects Affecting Man and Animals Research Laboratory
Gainesville, Florida
Science and Education Administration
Revised December 1978 (Fil. 10)

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current

The publication discusses how to locate ant nests both
indoors and out. The remainder of the publication describes
control options in various indoor and outdoor situations.
Pesticide recommendations are not current and should not be

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