Lautoka, Labasa recognised as emergency areas for Asian subterranean termites

LAUTOKA and Labasa are recognised as biosecurity emergency areas for Asian subterranean termites, says the Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF). “In late 2009 and early 2010, Fiji saw an outbreak of Asian subterranean termites (AST) in Lautoka and Labasa,” BAF said in response to questions from this newspaper. “AST, scientifically known as Coptotermes gestroi, is […]

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