Bed Bug History, DDT, and implications for the future

August 25, 2008

PCTOnline has a new article out in which Dr. Michael Potter explores bed bug history, and relates past bed bug stories to today’s situation. The article is enlightening in that it describes how our ancestors, recent and long-past, dealt with bed bugs. Before they came under control (with the widespread use of DDT) in the […]

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Houston Chronicle update on the U of Arkansas / Texas A&M research on bed bugs in chicken breeding facilities

December 8, 2007

A new article picked up by the Associated Press offers more information on the chicken industry-bed bug connection being researched by scientists at the University of Arkansas–Fayetteville and Texas A&M University. Scientists say bedbugs bed down in chicken breeder houses | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle Arkansas entomology professor C. Dayton Steelman, who collects laboratory samples, […]

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