Friday, October 3, 2008

The best way to get rid of bedbugs

The best way to get rid of bedbugs is not to ever get them in the first place. Easier said than done. How horrible is it that a family on vacation can come home with memories that will last a life time and the way things seem to be going now, a problem that could last just as long. One big problem is resistance to the chemical formulations. A product like catalyst might work wonders on bedbugs, but it is not labeled for them and these days it's taboo to use organophosphates. What we need is a chemical that is formulated differently to break the cycle of resistance. The problem is it takes a million years to get a chemical to market for the pest control industry. In fact, most of the chemicals we use today are the leftovers of the agriculture industry. I believe that the new trap that is on it's way to being brought to market, the NightWatch, will help alot, but we need a home run. A growth regulator specific to the bedbug would be great. Now get to work...the first one to the finish line is a billionaire.

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