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“the olfactory perception of the bed bug seems to be much narrower than other vectors” Continue reading
Steven W. Smollens has practiced landlord and tenant law in New York City for 34 years.
First, the study. Naylor, R. A., and C. J. Boase. 2010. Practical Solutions for Treating Laundry Infested With Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 103 (February): 136-139. doi:10.1603/EC09288.
The National Center for Healthy Housing, with funding from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Pesticide Programs, has published a report on the actual practice of bed bug control: What’s Working for Bed Bug Control in Multi-Family Housing: Reconciling best … Continue reading
You have to see this. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has published a new bed bug guide, Preventing and Getting Rid of Bed Bugs Safely (PDF), available in English as a printed booklet by calling … Continue reading
A new article in the Journal of Economic Entomology should have important implications for policy making—if we are smart enough as a society to appreciate the stakes.
Below is our letter in support of the Community IPM Program — links added in this online version. Please take a moment to review the appeal (PDF) by Dr. Donald Rutz, director of the NYS IPM Program, and please consider … Continue reading
The Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association has posted bed bug management specifications which were developed in collaboration with hsi solutions. This is a great communication and education tool for their residents and property managers — but there’s also generosity at play … Continue reading
Lou Sorkin began his lecture at last week’s special meeting of the New York Entomological Society by recounting a few choice tales of insect gourmandism—like the one about the tarantula tempura served at one of The Explorers Club’s annual banquets. … Continue reading