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TROPICAL ICON Florida Test Site

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    MTU Florida Field Test Site
  • Location:  Austin Carey Forest (near Gainesville, FL)
  • Elevation:  7m (23 feet)
  • Mean Annual Temperature (F/C):  68.5/20
  • Mean Annual Precipitation (in/mm):  50.6/1280
  • Scheffer Index: 110
  • Soil Type:  Sandy, Pomona Series
  • Hazards:  Wood decay fungi, Reticulitermes flavipes (Eastern subterranean termite),

TERMITES ICON

Termite Test Site


Our Florida Test Site is host to Reticulermes Flavipes, or the Eastern Subterranean Termite.

See above ground testing for a detailed explanation of the test method used.


Florida Above Ground Testing


Above ground field tests at our Florida field site include:
  • Lap Joint Exposure
  • Depletion Rate
  • Termite Exposure
  • Siding Exposure
Please see above ground testing for test details.


Florida Ground Contact Testing


Ground contact tests at our Florida field site include:
  • Field Decay Stakes
  • Field Depletion Stakes
  • Posts
Please see ground contact testing for test details.