Over the past several decades, extensive observation and analysis of termite behavior has taken place within the scientific community. One of the topics at the forefront of pertinent research involves exploring the behavioral intricacies of these small eusocial insects (Witting 2007), as well as their specialized reliance on certain chemical secretions [or pheromones] to remain biologically successful within their respective native environments (Matsuura et al. 2010).
"Altering Vapor Pressure of Mimic Pheromone 2-Phenoxyethanol Affects Efficacy of Trail-Following Behavior in Reticulitermes sp.,"
Mountaineer Undergraduate Research Review: Vol. 3
, Article 12.
Available at: https://researchrepository.wvu.edu/murr/vol3/iss1/12