Termites in Stake (image) American Society of Agronomy Share Print E-Mail Caption Termites love cellulose, a major 'ingredient' of trees. Aspen has a higher amount of cellulose than pine, but often the wood they show up in is a matter of chance! Credit Martin Jurgensen Usage Restrictions Use with story only Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.