Powder post


Also found in: Encyclopedia.
See Dry rot, under Dry.

See also: Powder

References in periodicals archive ?
The heartwood is durable; however, the sapwood is susceptible to attack by the powder post beetle and common furniture beetle.
Invitation To Bid: Term contract for fumigation/extermination of dry wood termites, wood borers and powder post beetles
An illustrated key to powder post beetles (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) associated with rubberwood in Thailand, with new records and a checklist of species found in southern Thailand.
The heartwood is durable, however, the sapwood is susceptible to attack by the powder post beetle and common furniture beetle.
EPA) today announced that the registrants and manufacturers of the pesticide methyl bromide have indicated that they will voluntarily agree to interim label changes for products used to fumigate homes and other structures to destroy powder post beetles, termites and other wood-destroying insects.
In the UK the insects that cause the most problems are the common furniture beetle, death watch beetle, powder post beetle and the house longhorn beetle plus weevils.
An illustrated key to powder post beetles (Coleoptera, Bostrichidae) associated with rubberwood in Thailand, with new records and a checklist of species found in southern Thailand.
Methyl bromide is one of the two major chemicals available to fumigate houses and other structures to kill termites, powder post beetles, and other wood-destroying insects," said Wells.
You might have heard of powder post beetles, house longhorn beetles or even worse death watch beetles.
The sapwood is vulnerable to attack from powder post beetles and moderately resistant to termites in Africa.