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New technology based on old Balkan bed bug remedy

April 10, 2013

  Bedbug on bean leaf (left); bedbug leg trapped by tiny, hairlike trichomes on leaf surface (right) Image credit: M. Szyndler and C. Loudon / UC Irvine Researchers have investigated an old Balkan bed bug remedy, finding that kidney bean leaves can impale and trap bed bugs.  The scientists, Catherine Loudon, Robert Corn, and Megan Szyndler of The […]

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New pyrethroid-resistance study of New York City bed bugs

January 14, 2009

The web is buzzing about a new pyrethroid-resistance study of New York City bed bugs by researchers at the University of Massachusetts and Seoul National University. Pyrethroid-resistance is just one reason it is often so hard to get rid of bed bugs. Two of the many articles picking up on the study’s results included this […]

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