MORE BED BUG INFORMATION
and impartial information on Bed Bugs and their control is a
real challenge; many of the texts are old and out of print.
Well not anymore!
The most comprehensive
review on Bed Bugs over the last forty years was recently produced
by the Department of Medical Entomology, with a total of 69
pages of information, images and references. Section headings
(life cycle, ecology, blood feeding behaviour)
Bed Bugs as
Pests (clinical association, financial impacts)
Bed Bugs through
History (the past & the current resurgence)
Why Bed Bugs
are Coming Back
How Bed Bugs
Bed Bug Control
(non-chemical, chemical control)
Bed Bug Treatment
Bed Bug Prevention
for Bed Bugs
(130 are listed)
Plus there are
42 images relating to Bed Bugs.
This Bed Bug paper was included in the synopsis of the symposium
Pests of Disease & Unease, which was
held at Westmead
Hospital in April 2005. The symposium
was a joint venture between the Department of Medical Entomology
and the Centre for Entomological Research and Insecticide Technology
of New South Wales).
The Synopsis is some 163 pages in length and
also includes articles on ticks, bird mites, mosquitoes, mosquito
borne disease and the dreaded 'mysterious bites'. All up there
are 70 full colour images, which include photographs of many
common biting insect pests.
Authors are all leading experts in their field and include the internationally
renown Medical Entomologist Assoc. Prof. Richard Russell,
Mr Bed Bug himself Stephen Doggett, Dr Cameron Webb
an Australian leader in mosquito control, Merilyn Geary
foremost expert in the identification of medically important
insects, plus more.
Thus the Synopsis a must have for
every who deals with or is affected by bed bugs, ticks, bird
mites, mosquitoes or things that bite.
The cost is $50.00, which includes GST & postage to anywhere in Australia.
To obtain your copy, download and complete the order form below
and either fax it or post it to our Department. If you wish
to order a copy from outside Australia, please email Stephen
for postage costs.
Click here to download the order form.
Department of Medical Entomology,
WESTMEAD NSW 2145.
02 9893 8659
Numbers are limited so obtain your copy before they run out!