To gather information about the Red Imported Fire Ant, select articles from the following headings.

Just Ants

Earthlife Web
Myrmecology: The Scientific Study of Ants
Pest Ants
The Ulitmate Guide: Ants

Governmental Agencies

California Department of Food and Agriculture Fact Sheets
California Department of Pesticide Regulation
Coachella Valley RIFA Program website
County of Los Angeles - Agricultural Commissioner / Weights & Measures
Red Imported Fire Ant Page from CDFA
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

News Accounts of RIFA Activity

Fire Ant Awareness Week from Texas A&M University
Fire Ants Found At Yuma High (see the article linked at the bottom of the page)
Exotic Pest Do More Damage Than Fires, Floods, and Tornadoes from UC Riverside
Agricultural Press Release from Texas A&M University
California Department of Food and Agriculture Press Release
Invasion of the Fire Ants
University of California, Davis Radio Report (here a news broadcast)

Current Research

Texas A&M University
The University of Texas, Austin
Larry Gilbert at the University of Texas, Austin
Parasites Show Promise from Texas A&M University
Evaluatin of AWARD Bait Formulations from Clemson University
Imported Red Fire Ants in Lawns, Turf, and Structures from University of Alabama
North Carolina State University
Agriculture News from Auburn University

Commercial Sites

Global Organic Resources
Heitman Laboratories
Do It Yourself Pest Killers


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