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Controlling Bed Bugs

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News Story: Studying Bed Bug Actions for New Management Tactics

AR Magazine Feature Story: Identifying Compounds To Help Control Bed Bugs

Video Podcast: Controlling Bed Bugs (1 minute 50 seconds)   |   Transcript


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ARS entomologist collecting blood-fed, immature bed bugs from a petri dish.Adult and immature bed bugs.Close up view of an adult bed bug.Shed bed bug skins are shown next to a penny to give a sense of scale of the size of the bugs.

Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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