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Bedbugs can cause harmful blood loss in humans

UF/IFAS research: Typical populations of bedbugs can cause harmful blood loss in humans  Tuesday, October 30, 2012.  GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For years, bedbugs have been turning up in sometimes odd and random places, such as subways, movie theaters, dressing rooms and...

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Required disclosure of bed-bug infestations?

Legislation would require disclosure of bed-bug infestations By: Joshua Sabatini | 10/18/12 8:49 PMSF Examiner Staff Writer The full Board of Supervisors is expected to approve legislation that would require pest control companies to provide monthly reports of...

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Harmful Effects of Bed Bug Infestations and Humans

University of Florida Study Examines Potentially Harmful Effects a Bed Bug Infestation Can Have on Humans Thursday, 18 October 2012 A University of Florida study released in the Journal of Medical Entomology suggests that uncontrolled populations of bed bugs can reach...

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Shedding Light on IGRs and Bed Bugs

BED BUG SUPPLEMENT Insect growth regulators are one of the most oft-used insecticides for bed bugs. Here’s what we found when we systematically put them to the test... MARK H. GOODMAN, MICHAEL F. POTTER AND KENNETH F. HAYNES | August 31, 2012 Portions of this article...

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[Bed Bug Supplement] Battling Resistance

BED BUG SUPPLEMENT One manufacturer recommends chlorfenapyr as an effective tool for PMPs to use when working to control bed bug populations. JASON MEYERS | August 31, 2012 Pyrethroids have long been the go-to chemistry for quickly knocking down bed bug populations....

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Louis N. Sorkin, BCE

Chief Entomologist, Louis N. Sorkin, BCE, shown with one of his jars of bed bugs, is greatly respected in the bed bug industry and is often contacted by printed and digital media, newspapers, magazines, publishers plus radio, television, and online digital content...

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Bed Bug Insider

Stay up to date with what’s going on in the industry. Bookmark this page and come back often because the Bed Bug Insider© will give you up to date bed bug information and address bed bugs issues from introduction to proper professional elimination techniques. Every...

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Richard Naylor

PhD in Evolutionary and Ecological Entomology Lab, University of Sheffield The IBBRA is blessed with Richard’s wisdom, professionalism and his amazing bed bug pictures. Richard has been working on the common bedbug (Cimex lectularius) as a model system for 10 years....

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Forrest St. Aubin

Forrest St. Aubin, a Board Certified Entomologist and nationally recognized pest management consultant, received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Missouri and Webster University. He currently serves as an advisory board member of the...

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