technological advances

Bed bug dog Joni: fighting bed bugs in New Zealand and Australia

November 5, 2007

In an article today entitled “Hard-worker sniffs out bedbugs,” from the Taranaki Daily News (New Zealand), Sharon Marris writes about bed bug dog Joni who works with Pro-Tek Systems owner John Morley in New Zealand. We’re familiar with bed bug dogs, here at Bedbugger, but it is interesting to read of the situation in NZ. […]

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Stephen L. Doggett’s A code of practice for the control of bed bug infestations in Australia (2nd Ed.)

July 19, 2007

Behold: new for July 2007, an updated draft of Australian bed bug researcher Stephen L. Doggett’s Bed Bug Code of Practice–click to load a PDF. You can also download a PDF of just the modifications to the new edition, which include the latest information on non-chemical uses of heat and cold, as well as a […]

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Bed bug news round-up (New Jersey is notably silent)

May 25, 2007

Such an interesting assortment of bed bug news came through my inbox this evening. First, WLNS of Lansing, Michigan warns that bed bugs are the pest of the 21st century, that they “wreak havoc on your skin and your life,” their incidence has increased 75% n five years (oh, I’d say much more than that), […]

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W. O. Buggy’s bed bug elixir: get yours here! Or, some notes about bed bug detection and treatment options

May 22, 2007

Editor’s note: this is part two in what will be a three- (or more) part series by a well-known bed bug professional, writing under the pseudonym, Winston O. Buggy. Thanks again, Winston! On sale here! Dr. Winston O. Buggy’s bed bug elixir. This material will kill em, kill the eggs, shine your multi-colored hobnail boots, […]

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Promising new research re: CO2

March 7, 2007

by bugzinthehood Although this article is about mosquitos, bed bugs are attracted to our Co2 also. How to Cut the Mosquito’s Sensitivity to Carbon Dioxide? … the tinny buzzy devils that transform our nights in real nightmares and transmit fatal diseases like malaria or West Nile fever are guided to our bodies by a GPS […]

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Indian Pest Control Industry; thermal imaging of insects inside walls

December 28, 2006

Two interesting things in the Financial Express article from India: First, the note that there are only two pest control companies in India. Second, the mention of ThermaCam, new thermal imaging camera for detecting and tracking termites inside furniture: Anand said the company is trying to step up the use of technology in pest management, […]

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