Spectrum Brands has licensed a pop-up termite indicator technology designed by Gregg Henderson and Jay Paxton of the LSU AgCenter Department of Entomology. The pop-up indicator signals the presence of termites with a spring-loaded flag when a portion of the compressed cardboard stick in its center is consumed. This makes it easier to visually track the presence of termites before they become a problem. Spectrum Brands has several divisions specializing in different areas, but its United Industries division focuses solely on pest control. The indicator is sold commercially as Spectracide Terminate® Termite Detection & Killing Stakes and is available at major retailers and for online purchase.

For more information about Spectrum Brands, visit http://www.spectrumbrands.com/.

For more information about United Industries’ Spectracide products, visit http://www.spectracide.com/.

2/4/2013 9:10:12 PM
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