The first comprehensive scholarly treatment of bed bugs since 1966
This ebook, Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs, expands and updates on existing material on bed bugs with an emphasis on the worldwide resurgence of both the tropical bed bug, Cimex hemipterus (F.) and the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius L. It incorporates extensive new data from a wide range of applied and basic research, as well as the recently observed legal, medical, and regulatory impacts of bed bugs. Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs (PDF) offers new information on the basic science and advice on using applied management strategies and bed bug bioassay techniques. It also presents cutting-edge information on the major impacts that bed bugs have had on the legal, medical, housing and hotel industries across the globe, as well as their impacts on public health.
Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs offers chapters that cover the history of bed bugs; their impact on society; their basic biology; their global resurgence; the future of these pests; how to manage them; and more.
- 46 unique chapters
- Serves as a reference ebook for academic students and researchers alike
- A one-stop-source that includes technical, historic, and practical information
- Provides up-to-date information for the professional pest manager on bed bug biology and management
- Features contributions from 60 highly experienced and widely recognized experts, with 48 unique chapters
Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs is an essential reference for anyone who is impacted by bed bugs or engaged in managing bed bugs, be it in an academic, applied or basic scientific setting, or in a public outreach, or pest management role, worldwide.