The University of Kentucky announced yesterday that knockdown resistance (kdr-type) mutations, conferring resistance to synthetic pyrethroid pesticides, are widely prevalent in U.S. bed bug populations. The study, forthcoming1 in Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, finds that one or two … Continue reading
Alvaro Romero is a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky. His most recent paper is in the January issue of the Journal of Medical Entomology.
A recent article in the Journal of Medical Entomology finds deltamethrin resistance in a New York City bed bug population:
The long history of bed bug resistance to DDT. Continue reading