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Academic & Professional Books  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Bugs (Hemiptera - Homoptera & Heteroptera)

Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs

By: Stephen L Doggett(Editor), Dini M Miller(Editor), Chow-Yang Lee(Editor), Harold J Harlan(Foreword By)
439 pages, tables
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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The first comprehensive scholarly treatment of bed bugs since 1966
Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs
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About this book

This book updates and expands on existing material on bed bugs with an emphasis on the worldwide resurgence of both the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius L., and the tropical bed bug, Cimex hemipterus (F.). It incorporates extensive new data from a wide range of basic and applied research, as well as the recently observed medical, legal, and regulatory impacts of bed bugs. Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs offers new information on the basic science and advice on using applied management strategies and bed bug bioassay techniques. It also presents cutting-edge information on the major impacts that bed bugs have had on the medical, legal, housing and hotel industries across the world, as well as their impacts on public health.

Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs offers chapters that cover the history of bed bugs; their global resurgence; their impact on society; their basic biology; how to manage them; the future of these pests; and more.
- Provides up-to-date information for the professional pest manager on bed bug biology and management
- Features contributions from 60 highly experienced and widely recognized experts, with 48 unique chapters
- A one-stop-source that includes historic, technical, and practical information
- Serves as a reference book for academic researchers and students alike

Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs is an essential reference for anyone who is impacted by bed bugs or engaged in managing bed bugs, be it in an academic, basic or applied scientific setting, or in a public outreach, or pest management role, worldwide.

Contents

List of Contributors xix
Foreword xxiii
Acknowledgments xxv

Introduction 1
      Stephen L. Doggett, Dini M. Miller and Chow-Yang Lee

Part I Bed Bugs in Society 7
1 Bed Bugs Through History 9
      Michael F. Potter
2 Bed Bugs in Popular Culture 27
      Stephen L. Doggett and David Cain

Part II The Global Bed Bug Resurgence 43
3 The Bed Bug Resurgence in North America 45
      Dini M. Miller
4 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Latin America 51
      Roberto M. Pereira, Ana Eugenia de Carvalho Campos, Joao Justi (Jr.) and Márcio R. Lage
5 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Europe and Russia 59
      Richard Naylor, Ondřej Balvín, Pascal Delaunay, and Mohammad Akhoundi

6 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Asia 69
      Chow‐Yang Lee, Motokazu Hirao, Changlu Wang, and Yijuan Xu
7 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Australia 81
      Stephen L. Doggett and Toni Cains
8 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Africa 87
      Josephus Fourie and Dionne Crafford
9 The Bed Bug Resurgence in the Indian Subcontinent 95
      Anil S. Rao and Joshua A. Rao
10 The Bed Bug Resurgence in the Middle East 101
      Odelon Del Mundo Reyes

Part III Bed Bug Impacts 107
11 Dermatology and Immunology 109
      Shelley Ji Eun Hwang, Stephen L. Doggett and Pablo Fernandez‐Penas
12 Bed Bugs and Infectious Diseases 117
      Stephen L. Doggett
13 Mental Health Impacts 127
      Stéphane Perron, Geneviève Hamelin and David Kaiser
14 Miscellaneous Health Impacts 133
      Stephen L. Doggett
15 Fiscal Impacts 139
      Stephen L. Doggett, Dini M. Miller, Karen Vail and Molly S. Wilson

Part IV Bed Bug Biology 149
16 Bed Bug Biology 151
      Sophie E.F. Evison, William T. Hentley, Rebecca Wilson, and Michael T. Siva‐Jothy
17 Chemical Ecology 163
      Gerhard Gries
18 Population Genetics 173
      Warren Booth, Coby Schal and Edward L. Vargo
19 Physiology 183
      Joshua B. Benoit
20 Symbionts 193
      Mark Goodman
21 Bed Bug Laboratory Maintenance 199
      Mark F. Feldlaufer, Linda‐Lou O’Connor and Kevin R. Ulrich

Part V Bed Bug Management 209
22 Bed Bug Industry Standards: Australia 211
      Stephen L. Doggett
23 Bed Bug Industry Standards: Europe 217
      Richard Naylor
24 Bed Bug Industry Standards: USA 221
      Jim Fredericks
25 A Pest Control Company Perspective 225
      Joelle F. Olson, Mark W. Williams and David G. Lilly
26 Prevention 233
      Molly S. Wilson
27 Detection and Monitoring 241
      Richard Cooper and Changlu Wang
28 Non‐chemical Control 257
      Stephen A. Kells
29 Insecticide Resistance 273
      Alvaro Romero
30 Chemical Control 285
      Chow‐Yang Lee, Dini M. Miller and Stephen L. Doggett
31 Limitations of Bed Bug Management Technologies 311
      Stephen L. Doggett and Mark F. Feldlaufer
32 Bed Bug Education 323
      Jody Gangloff‐Kaufmann, Allison Taisey Allen and Dini M. Miller

Part VI Bed Bug Control in Specific Situations 331
33 Low‐income Housing 333
      Richard Cooper and Changlu Wang
34 Multi‐Unit Housing 341
      Dini M. Miller
35 Shelters 347
      Molly S. Wilson
36 Hotels 351
      David Cain
37 Healthcare Facilities 357
      Stephen L. Doggett
38 Aircraft 363
      Adam Juson and Catherine Juson
39 Cruise Ships and Trains 369
      David G. Lilly and Garry Jones
40 Poultry Industry 375
      Allen Szalanski

Part VII Legal Issues 383
41 Bed Bugs and the Law in the USA 385
      Jeffrey Lipman and Dini M. Miller
42 Bed Bugs and the Law in the United Kingdom 397
      Clive Boase
43 Bed Bugs and the Law in Australia 403
      Toni Cains, David G. Lilly and Stephen L. Doggett
44 Bed Bugs and the Law in Asia 409
      Andrew Ho‐Ohara and Chow‐Yang Lee
45 On Being an Expert Witness 413
      Paul J. Bello and Dini M. Miller

Part VIII Bed Bugs: the Future 419
46 Bed Bugs: the Future 421
      Chow‐Yang Lee, Dini M. Miller and Stephen L. Doggett

Index 429

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By: Stephen L Doggett(Editor), Dini M Miller(Editor), Chow-Yang Lee(Editor), Harold J Harlan(Foreword By)
439 pages, tables
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
NHBS
The first comprehensive scholarly treatment of bed bugs since 1966
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