Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs

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Stephen L. Doggett, Dini M. Miller, Chow-Yang Lee


Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition




471 pages









Book Description

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.

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Content: Intro
Title Page
Copyright Page
List of Contributors
Part I Bed Bugs in Society
Chapter 1 Bed Bugs Through History
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Origins and Spread
1.3 Early Extermination Methods
1.4 Propagation Within Cities (1880sâ#x80
1.5 Determination â#x80
 and a Silver Bullet
1.5.1 Bed Bug Insecticides
1.5.2 Bug Proof Design and Construction
1.5.3 Bed Bug Traps
1.5.4 Lethal Temperatures
1.6 Past is Present
Chapter 2 Bed Bugs in Popular Culture
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Bed Bugs in Poetry. 2.3 Bed Bugs in the Figurative Arts2.4 Bed Bugs in Theatre
2.5 Bed Bugs in Literature
2.6 Bed Bugs in Music
2.7 Bed Bugs in Television
2.8 Bed Bugs in Linguistics
2.9 Bed Bugs in Erotica
2.10 The Use of Bed Bugs in Popular Culture Through Time
Part II The Global Bed Bug Resurgence
Chapter 3 The Bed Bug Resurgence in North America
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Bed Bug Resurgence in the United States
3.3 Bed Bug Resurgence in Canada
3.4 Summary
Chapter 4 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Latin America
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Bed Bugs in Brazil. 4.3 The Resurgence of Bed Bugs in Brazil4.4 Elsewhere in Latin America
Chapter 5 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Europe and Russia
5.1 Introduction
5.2 History of Bed Bugs in the Region
5.3 Historical Laws to Control Bed Bugs Pre-resurgence
5.4 Documented Evidence for the Bed Bug Decline
5.5 Early Evidence for the Resurgence
5.6 The Degree of the Resurgence
5.7 Region-specific Factors in the Resurgence
5.8 Strategies to Combat the Resurgence
Chapter 6 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Asia
6.1 Introduction
6.2 History of Bed Bugs in Asia. 6.3 Laws, Regulations and Policies for Bed Bug Control Prior to the Resurgence6.4 Modern Resurgence of Bed Bugs in Asia
6.5 Specific Factors Related to the Bed Bug Resurgence in Asia
6.6 Bed Bug Management Strategies in Asia
Chapter 7 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Australia
7.1 Introduction
7.2 History of Bed Bugs in Australia
7.3 Documented Evidence for the Bed Bug Decline
7.4 The Modern Resurgence
7.5 Strategies to Combat the Bed Bug Resurgence
Chapter 8 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Africa
8.1 Introduction
8.2 History of Bed Bugs in Africa. 8.3 Laws, Regulations, and Policies for Bed Bug Control Pre-resurgence8.4 Documented Evidence for the Bed Bug Decline
8.5 Early Evidence for the Resurgence
8.6 The Extent of the Resurgence
8.7 Region- and Country-specific Reasons for the Resurgence
8.8 Strategies to Combat the Resurgence and Relative Success
Chapter 9 The Bed Bug Resurgence in the Indian Subcontinent
9.1 Introduction
9.2 History of Bed Bugs in the Indian Subcontinent
9.3 Laws to Control Bed Bugs Preâ#x80
9.4 Documented Evidence for the Bed Bug Decline
9.5 The Modern Resurgence.

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