Bedbug bites becoming bigger battle
- 20 FACTS ABOUT BEDBUGS. Perry, David // Home Textiles Today;3/13/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p38
The article presents several descriptions about bedbugs. It notes that Cimex lectularius is the scientific name of bedbugs and that bedbugs feed solely on the blood of warm-blooded animals. International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) says that bedbugs do set up its home in several places...
- 20 FACTS ABOUT BEDBUGS. Perry, David // Furniture/Today;1/24/2011, Vol. 35 Issue 21, Special section p2
The article offers information on bedbugs. According to the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), these annoying creatures are thriving in dark and protected places including baseboards, wood molding cracks, clocks, and dressers. In addition, these bugs feed on blood through their...
- Somebody's Been Sleeping in My Bed. Holmes, Suzanne // AATCC Review;Apr2007, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p24
The article discusses a resurgence of bed bugs in the U.S. The author notes that the insects can be found in homes, apartments, hotels, and dormitories. According to the author, clear signs of a bed bug infestation are dark spots or stains on mattresses, bed sheets and box springs. Also noted...
- Trying Many Treatments. // Current Health Teens;Sep2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p8
The article focuses on the approach to kill bedbugs through heat treatment, mass fumigation, and pesticides.
- What's Bugging Everyoune? Milano, Carol // Current Health Kids;Dec2011, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p12
The article offers information on bedbugs and its harmful effect on human being and include suggestions for controlling it.
- THE EVOLVING BEDBUG. // Popular Science;Jun2011, Vol. 278 Issue 6, p42
The article discusses the challenges of eradicating the bedbug in the U.S., which includes information on bedbug anatomy and physiology that may have led to their increase in numbers, such as thicker skin, faster metabolism, and ability to block pyrethroid chemicals.
- Ron Schwalb: National Technical Manager, Nisus Corporation. // Pest Management Professional;Jun2011, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p59
The article offers the author's insights on how to address bedbug problem and discover all potential areas of harborage through a thorough house inspection and regular treatment using control agents.
- What's Bugging Everyone? Milano, Carol // Current Health Teens;Sep2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p6
The article offers information about bedbugs, a bloodsucking insect that use carbon dioxide to find hosts and target warm indoor places with large human populations.
- Night Bites. Fraser, Stephen // Current Science;3/3/2006, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p4
The article presents information on bedbugs, which are nocturnal hematophagous insects. INSET: To Tell the Truth.