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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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Bed bugs, chickens and DNA: a Q&A with Dr. James Austin

March 20, 2008

by hopelessnomo Bedbugger has been following the fascinating genetic research on bed bugs, a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville’s Insect Genetics Laboratory and Texas A&M’s Center for Urban & Structural Entomology, that illuminates a new perspective on the bed bug resurgence: the possibility that bed bugs were continuously present in the United […]

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Bed bugs in Ventura County (Thousand Oaks, California)

November 28, 2007

Hungry bedbugs a rising problem in some areas : Ventura County Star Rene Laraine of Thousand Oaks, California, has bed bugs. Laraine said that after nine treatments performed by two pest control companies, the bedbugs are still there. A representative for Essex Properties, the company that manages the complex, said the company is doing what […]

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