Boric Acid and Insects

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Steve Barker wrote:

They do leave droppings which they push out of tunnels through pin-hole sized holes...sometimes their droppings are the first sign found of term. infestations.
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On Sun, 11 Jul 2010 07:22:00 -0700, DebbieOney wrote:

Boric acid works on the exoskeleton of insects. I don't know the physics but it's supposed to cut their little feet then kill them. Some insects like ants adapt by avoiding it since ants have a great sense of smell.
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that's diatomaceous earth.
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DebbieOney wrote:

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