German cockroach


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German cockroach

n.
A small, light brown cockroach (Blattella germanica) that is a common household pest. Also called Croton bug.

German cockroach

Blattella germanica, a small light brown species found as a household pest in North America and Europe.

German cockroach

A small, flightless cockroach (Blattella germanica) that is a common pest in urban areas.
Synonym: croton bug
See also: cockroach
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1978) Synthesis of all of the four possible stereoisomers of 3,11 dimethyl-2-nonacosanone, the female sex pheromone of the German cockroach.
The frequencies of use of the various German cockroach control strategies varied widely.
The American cockroach, Periplaneta americana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Blattidae), is the largest of the house-infesting roaches, while the German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Linnaeus, 1767) (Blattellidae), is smaller.
Monitoring for insecticide resistance in field-collected strains of the German cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae).
Identification of important allergens in German cockroach extracts by sodium dodecylsulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis and Western blot analysis.
Esterase mediated insecticide resistance in the German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.
In certain groups of the widespread German cockroach (Blattella germanica), nerve cells that normally detect bitter, potentially toxic compounds now also respond to glucose, says entomologist Coby Schal of North Carolina State University in Raleigh.
Brooks (1957) found that development rate of German cockroach, Blattella germanica L.
Millions of dollars have been spent on developing better pesticides, but more resistant cockroach strains have emerged, he said, citing certain strains of the German cockroach -- known carriers of pathogenic micro-organisms -- that have developed resistance to most common pesticides.
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The important sources of German cockroach allergens as determined by RAST analyses.
Prabhakaran and Kamble (1993) reported that electrophoretic studies of German cockroach homogenate revealed 10 esterase isozymes that differ in isozyme composition between insecticide resistant and insecticide susceptible strains.

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