The inventor of TermiTraps and Tuckerbag Termite bait has just published a major history book on the Termite Wars since 1788. That’s when white colonists arrived in Sydney Cove and were met by termite colonies, pleased about all the timber these humans started using in buildings… and how ignorant the colonists were on what to do about termite colony attacks.

Ion Staunton co-authored Colonies in Collision with Doug Howick, ex-CSIRO scientist, who had also been about 60 years in conflict with termites that eat wood in structures.

Read more… termiteer.com.au