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On a Barrier against Insect Pests

Thomas Merton
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Vol. 234, No. 1197 (Feb. 7, 1956), pp. 218-220
Published by: Royal Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/99815
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On a Barrier against Insect Pests
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Abstract

It has been found that vertical surfaces which have been coated with a dispersion of polytetrafluorethylene constitute a barrier over which ants and certain other insects are unable to climb.

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