Stephen L. Doggett, Dini M. Miller, Chow-Yang Lee
Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition
The first all-encompassing academic treatment of bed bugs to be published since 1966
This e-book, titled Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs, updates and expands upon previously published information on bed bugs, with a particular focus on the global resurgence of both the tropical bed bug, known scientifically as Cimex hemipterus (F.), and the common bed bug, known scientifically as 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. This research was carried out in a variety of countries. The document “Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs” (PDF) provides readers with up-to-date information on the fundamental science as well as guidance on the implementation of applied management strategies and bed bug bioassay methods. In addition to this, it provides up-to-date information on the major effects that bed bugs have had on the legal system, the medical field, the housing and hotel industries all over the world, as well as the effects that they have had on the general population's health.
The book Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs includes chapters that discuss topics such as the history of bed bugs, the impact they have had on society, their fundamental biology, their recent resurgence around the world, the future of these pests, how to manage them, and more.
- 46 unique chapters
- Ebook that can be used as a reference by anyone, including academic students and researchers.
- A single location where information that is both technical and historical, as well as practical, can be found.
- Offers up-to-date information on the biology of bed bugs as well as management strategies for professionals who manage pests.
- Includes contributions from sixty highly experienced and widely recognized industry professionals; contains a total of forty-eight original chapters
Anyone who is affected by bed bugs or engaged in managing bed bugs, whether in an academic, applied, or basic scientific setting; or in a public outreach; or in a pest management role, worldwide, will find Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs to be an essential reference.