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Microorganisms in Daqu: a starter culture of Chinese Maotai-flavor liquor
Maotai-flavor liquor, a famous traditional Chinese drink, is distilled from fermented sorghum in the southern province of China. Moreover, it is of interest as one of the few examples of liquorExpand
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Molecular Markers Reveal Infestation Dynamics of the Bed Bug (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) within Apartment Buildings
ABSTRACT The bed bug, Cimex lectularius L. (Hemiptera: Cimicidae), has experienced an extraordinary global resurgence in recent years, the reasons for which remain poorly understood. OnceExpand
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Characteristics of Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae), Infestation and Dispersal in a High-Rise Apartment Building
ABSTRACT Bed bugs, Cimex lectularius L. (Hemiptera: Cimicidae), are a fast-growing urban pest of significant public health importance in the United States and many other countries. Yet, there is veryExpand
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Evaluation of Two Least Toxic Integrated Pest Management Programs for Managing Bed Bugs (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) With Discussion of a Bed Bug Intercepting Device
ABSTRACT The cost and effectiveness of two bed bug (Cimex lectularius L.) integrated pest management (IPM) programs were evaluated for 10 wk. Sixteen bed bug-infested apartments were chosen from aExpand
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Bed Bug (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) Attraction to Pitfall Traps Baited with Carbon Dioxide, Heat, and Chemical Lure
ABSTRACT Carbon dioxide (CO2), heat, and chemical lure (1-octen-3-ol and L-lactic acid) were tested as attractants for bed bugs, Cimex lectularius L. (Heteroptera: Cimicidae), by using pitfallExpand
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Effectiveness of Bed Bug Monitors for Detecting and Trapping Bed Bugs in Apartments
ABSTRACT Bed bugs, Cimex lectularius L., are now considered a serious urban pest in the United States. Because they are small and difficult to find, there has been strong interest in developing andExpand
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Laboratory Evaluations of Four Entomopathogenic Nematodes for Control of Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
Abstract The infectivity of four species of entomopathogenic nematodes, Steinernema carpocapsae (Weiser) [Breton strain], Steinernema riobrave Cabanillas, Poinar & Raulston [Weslaco strain],Expand
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Behavioral and physiological resistance of the German cockroach to gel baits (Blattodea: Blattellidae).
A gel bait-resistant German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.), strain Cincy was collected in Cincinnati, OH. This strain exhibited a high level of behavioral resistance to Avert (0.05% abamectin)Expand
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Potential of Essential Oil-Based Pesticides and Detergents for Bed Bug Control
ABSTRACT The bed bug, (Cimex lectularius L.), is a difficult pest to control. Prevalence of insecticide resistance among bed bug populations and concerns over human-insecticide exposure hasExpand
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Evaluation of an Insecticide Dust Band Treatment Method for Controlling Bed Bugs
ABSTRACT Current bed bug, Cimex lectularius L., control usually involves insecticide applications that pose a high risk of insecticide exposure to residents and applicators. To minimize these risksExpand
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