German cockroach

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Synonyms for German cockroach

small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from Europe

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We inquired from participants if they had seen the cockroach in their homes and those who responded affirmatively were further asked if they would be interested in participating in a German cockroach survey.
The infestation in the catering establishments and houses was primarily of German cockroach Blatella germanica.
Juniper flake board was significantly repellent to the closely related German cockroach in laboratory studies (Appel and Mack, 1989) and may also be repellent to Asian cockroaches.
The finding was made by scientists in the US studying one of the most common, and most hated types of cockroach - the blattella germanica, or German cockroach.
One of the most widely geographically spread and most difficult to control is the German cockroach (Blattella germanica), and for this reason it is a good standard and indicative test organism.
Researchers found that the German cockroach - the most common in Britain - has a particular passion for curry.
One common household species, the German cockroach, even has a slick oil coating that enables it to slip through micro-thin cracks in walls.
Brooks (1957) found that development rate of German cockroach, Blattella germanica L.
Millions of dollars have been spent on developing better pesticides, but more resistant cockroach strains have emerged, he said, citing certain strains of the German cockroach -- known carriers of pathogenic micro-organisms -- that have developed resistance to most common pesticides.
asahinai is a close relative of the German cockroach B.
These exist in three mosquito species and the German cockroach.
The important sources of German cockroach allergens as determined by RAST analyses.
A comparison of three insecticide resistance detection methods for the German cockroach.
population exhibits allergic sensitization to the German cockroach, based on rates of positive skin tests from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) (Arbes et al.
Researchers have identified a gene mutation associated with kdr in 83 percent of German cockroach field populations surveyed.
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