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

A small, flightless cockroach (Blattella germanica) that is a common pest in urban areas.
Synonym: croton bug
See also: cockroach
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German cockroaches are smaller than the regular house roaches and measure 1 to 1.3cm in length and are notorious for their distribution globally.
11) as the major component of the courtship stimulating sex pheromone of the female German cockroach (Blattela germanica L.).
Robinson, "Antennal grooming and movement behavior in the German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.)," in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Urban Pests, K.
Yong, "Allergenicity of sigma and delta class glutathione stransferases from the german cockroach," International Archives of Allergy and Immunology, vol.
Of these, Blattella germanica (German cockroach), Periplaneta americana (American cockroach), and B.
German cockroaches - the smaller ones often found on kitchen tops and in cupboards have also increased, as have rodent populations - especially ferrets.
The researchers tested their device on three stored-product pests (rice weevil, red flour beetle, and drugstore beetle) and two household pests (German cockroach and bed bug).
(1993) evaluated the efficacy of EPNs in the Steinernematidae for controlling the German cockroach. Nguyen and Smart Jr.
The German cockroach is resistant to several organochlorine, organophosphorus, carbamate and pyrethroid insecticides (5).
Cost and efficacy comparison of integrated pest management strategies with monthly spray insecticide applications for German cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) control in public housing.
The Asian cockroach is very similar in appearance to the German cockroach and a number of other Blattella species (Roth, 1985).
The finding was made by scientists in the US studying one of the most common, and most hated types of cockroach - the blattella germanica, or German cockroach.

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