How do you eliminate ants?
You go to the local police department and ask if they call issue a call to the government so they can send a message to the aliens from outer space to use there death rays to kill the ants.
Identification and removal of the causes are ways to eliminate ants around a tree. The arthropods in question (Formicidae family) frequent locations because of the availability of food and shelter and the protection from predators and stress. The tree needs to be checked for edibles and refuges since such foods as aphid honeydew and maple sap are definite attractions.
Why is it necessary to eliminate absolutely all invasive fire ant colonies to eradicate the invasive population?
Fire ants are not native to many areas, which is why they are invasive. Any invasive species has the ability to destroy any habitat it is not native to. Fire ants can cause large amounts of damage to homes, people, and other animals. This means that they will harm others physically, financially or even mentally and should be eradicated.
William Morton Wheeler has written: 'Colony-founding among ants' -- subject(s): Hymenoptera, Ants 'The ants of Cuba' -- subject(s): Ants 'Foibles of insects and men' -- subject(s): Insects 'The ants of Alaska' -- subject(s): Ants 'Jamaican ants collected by Prof. C.T. Brues' -- subject(s): Ants 'The ants of the Baltic amber' -- subject(s): Ants, Fossil, Amber fossils, Fossil Ants 'Ants' -- subject(s): Ants 'New species of Dolichopodidae from the United States' -- subject(s): Dolichopodidae 'Ants collected…