Although, the population of bedbug
has been successfully controlled over past few decades, the present scenario of bedbug
infestation is drastically changing.
About five years ago, bedbugs
suddenly reappeared with a vengeance, especially in the Northeast and Midwest.
Ramachandran said a bedbug
lives for more than a year and takes three months to mature into an adult during which time it feeds on human blood.
Infestation condition of bedbug
in a building site in Mentougou district of Beijing.
More than 85 percent of the bedbug
questions on Avvo.
interceptors to find and trap the insects.
A study of bedbug
genetics presented on Tuesday at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene meeting in Philadelphia now suggests why.
Major Finding: In all, 111 illnesses and one fatality caused by improper use of bedbug
insecticides were reported in 2003-2010.
Specialty barrier bedding such as healthcare mattress and box spring covers feature Zip N' Stick [TM]closure and are engineered to keep bedbugs
from getting into or out of the mattress.
His solution: ThermalStrike bedbug
boxes, which use ultra-thin film to heat luggage to 120 degrees Fahrenheit and kill any bedbugs
that have hitched a ride inside.
Still, the pest-control companies that profited from last summer's citywide bedbug
panic say business hasn't slowed, and that the suburbs, too, have gotten their share of the problem.
Although the basis for this resurgence is unclear, large bedbug
infestations have been attributed to increased worldwide travel, altered insecticide management, and increased resistance to pesticides (2).
According to Green, the New York City Department of Education, the nation's largest district, has experienced 400 bedbug
incidents per month since the start of the 20102011 school year.
The bloodsucking insects have recently undergone a major resurgence around the world, with some experts fearing a bedbug
Even such upscale, high-brow retailers as Victoria's Secret and some department store chains have had to temporarily close because of bedbug