Does Cornmeal Kill Ants?


Cornmeal by itself cannot kill ants. As a matter of fact, they would find untreated cornmeal as a good treat, just as they would any other organic grain. Cornmeal has to be treated with a pesticide before it can be used to kill ants.
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Cornmeal does not kill ants. Many people feel that sprinkling cornmeal where ants have been seen gets rid of the ants. The fact is that the cornmeal only temporarily stops the ants because the cornmeal interferes with the trails that they follow for a time.
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