Mountaineer Undergraduate Research Review

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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).



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