Adult bed bugs were exposed to the sublethal temperatures 34.0°C, 35.5°C, 37.0°C, 38.5°C, or 40.0°C for 3, 6, or 9 days. The two uppermost temperatures induced 100% mortality within 9 and 2 days, respectively, whereas 34.0°C had no observable effect. The intermediate temperatures interacted with...
Author(s) : Rukke, B. A.; Aak, A.; Edgar, K. S.
Publisher : Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Journal article : PLoS ONE 2015 Vol.10 No.5 pp.e0127555 ref.66