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A popular term for a participant in the long-term ‘genius’ studies initiated in 1921 by Dr. LM Terman, who selected 1,521 children with IQs > 135 using the Stanford-Binet test

termite

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Cellulose catabolism and lipid synthesis by normally and abnormally faunated termites, Reticulitermes flavipes.
Experimental evidence for transmission of Beauveria bassiana by Reticulitermes flavipes workers (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae).
Parallel metatranscriptome analyses of host and symbiont gene expression in the gut of the termite Reticulitermes flavipes.
The purpose of this research was to determine if the termite Reticulitermes flavipes prefer Cedar, Douglas Fir, Whitewood, Red Oak, Poplar, and the Aspen commonly used in residential construction.
Testing was completed using highly aggressive Formosan subterranean termites, Coptotermes formosanus, and the more common Reticulitermes flavipes.
A combination of molecular and morphological taxonomy has solved some problems in termite identification, such as revealing synonymous relationships between Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar) and Reticulitermes santonensis Feytaud (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) (Austin et al.
Sudan red-7B could safely be used with shorter 3 week release-recapture cycles with Reticulitermes flavipes Kall (Grace, 1989, 1990; Grace and Abdally, 1989).
Laboratory and field tests against Reticulitermes flavipes have shown highly variable resistance (Carter and Smythe 1974, Morris et al.
Such uricolytic bacteria, identified so far only from Reticulitermes flavipes hindgut, likely digest most uric acid that reaches them (Potrikus and Breznak, 1980a and 1980b).
Behavioral evidence for multicomponent trail pheromone in the termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar) (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae).
Sexual dimorphism in the immature stages of the termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae).
08% for Reticulitermes flavipes (Table 2) were lower than those of 2.