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Cockroaches As Vectors of Salmonella : Laboratory and Field Trials.
TLDR
Findings clearly suggest that cockroaches are capable of acquiring and infecting othercockroaches and objects, therefore implicating them as potential vectors of foodborne pathogens in poultry production and processing facilities.
An Ecological Survey of Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a Landscaped Suburban Habitat
TLDR
The campus of North Carolina State University at Raleigh was surveyed for ants, with emphasis given to landscaped suburban habitats and species not native to the United States formed an important component of the fauna.
Cypermethrin in the ambient air and on surfaces of rooms treated for cockroaches
Chlordane and heptachlor in the ambient air of houses treated for termites
  • C. G. Wright, R. Leidy
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
    Bulletin of environmental contamination and…
  • 1 May 1982
Concentration and movement of diazinon in air.
TLDR
Airborne concentrations of diazinon were measured in rooms for 21 days after crack and crevice application and small amounts of d Diazinon (corrected to an 8 min application period) were detected on respirator pads and waist pads worn by the applicator.
Insecticide movement following application to crevices in rooms
TLDR
Houseflies in cages near the ceiling, exposed to an insecticide, and forcedAir movement, exhibited greater mortality than those in cages on the floor, while the reverse was true for houseflies in rooms with no forced air movement.
Chlorpyrifos and diazinon detection on surfaces in dormitory rooms
Effects of five insect growth regulators on laboratory populations of the North American house-dust mite,Dermatophagoides farinae
TLDR
Almost all concentration of the insect growth regulators were shown to be ineffective when assayed 90 days after treatment and diflubenzuron and triflumuron, two chitin-synthesis inhibitors, failed to suppress mite numbers and may, in fact, stimulate reproduction in some cases.
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