News tagged with bed bugs

New trap and lure captures bed bugs more effectively

A new pitfall trap designed to capture bed bugs is more effective than those currently on the market, according to the authors of an article appearing in the next issue of the Journal of Economic Entomology. The au ...

Aug 06, 2013
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Bug-bomb foggers are no match for bed bugs

Consumer products known as "bug bombs" or "foggers" have been sold for decades for use against many common household insects. However, recent research published in the Journal of Economic Entomology (JEE) shows these produc ...

Jun 04, 2012
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Repulsive smell could combat bed bugs

In recent years, bed bug infestations have become increasingly common in Swedish homes. There are two different species of bed bug that suck blood from humans – the common bed bug and the tropical bed bug. Increased ...

Mar 31, 2011
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