Can I use nematodes to kill fire ants?

Imported Fire Ants November 05, 2013|Print

Nematodes have not proven very effective in controlling fire ants. Nematode strains tested to date cause ants to temporarily move away from the treated mound, but few colonies are actually eliminated.

If nematodes are used, be sure to water the treated area fairly regularly. Areas treated with nematodes need to remain moist.

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