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To speed up reproduction, there's no substitute for the tender touch of a live cockroach.
The Turkestan cockroach has proliferated in urban areas of the southwestern United States thanks to sales over the Internet,
The ease of use of applying the non-toxic powder to lawn or carpet is explained and can be done by the homeowner in less than a minute. (PRWEB) April 14, 2012
Ever wondered how cockroaches seem to know the best place to grab a meal?
A study by scientists from the University of Valencia sheds new light on how the cockroach organism works.
Fewer allergen concentrations could reduce asthma incidences.
One dose of an insecticide can kill three generations of cockroaches as they feed off of each other and transfer the poison, according to Purdue University entomologists who tested the effectiveness of a specific gel bait.
Scientists have identified the "come hither" scent that female German cockroaches use to lure males, a discovery that may help control one of the world's most troublesome and resistant household pests.
Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattodea. The names of the order are derived from Greek blatta, meaning "cockroach". There are roughly 3,500 species in 6 families. Cockroaches exist worldwide, with the exception of the polar regions and in elevations above 6,500 ft (2,000 m). Among the most well-known species are the American cockroach (Periplaneta Americana) which is about 3 cm long, and the German cockroach (Blattella germanica) about 1.5 cm long. Tropical cockroaches are often...