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The bed bug book : the complete guide to prevention and extermination / Ralph H. Maestre, board-certified entomologist.

Maestre, Ralph H., (author.).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 648.7 M186 (Text) 79361000109307 Adult Nonfiction - Gardening, House & Home Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton 648.7 MAE (Text) 36806002088928 NEW ITEMS Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 648.7 MAE (Text) 33187004371445 Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 648.7 MAESTRE (Text) 37500004523375 New Items Available -
North Madison Co PL - Frankton Comm. Library 648.7 MAE (Text) 30419200616110 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 10/03/2018
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 648.7 Maestre (Text) 31208912586007 new non-fiction Available -
Switzerland Co PL - Vevay HOUSE CLEAN (Text) 33710721789399 Adult Non-Fiction: House & Home Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781510731509
  • ISBN: 1510731504
  • Physical Description: xix, 205 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-205).
Formatted Contents Note:
History of bed bugs. Classical period before the Roman Empire ; Roman Empire period ; Middle Ages through the nineteenth century ; Early twentieth century ; WWII through the 1990s ; The last two decades -- Biology of bed bugs. Description and biology ; Physical reactions -- Guide to prevention. When traveling ; Visitors ; Assistant services ; Deliveries ; Used furniture ; Coops, condos, and multiple dwellings ; Opinion of the court ; Exclusion ; Bed bug detection methods ; Bed bug dogs -- Guide to treatment. Preparation for treatment ; Inspection ; Creating a safe zone ; Products and techniques ; Use of dusts ; Use of liquids ; Vacuums ; Steam ; Heat ; Cyronite ; Cleanup and follow-up ; What does it mean to be "green"? -- Case studies -- What the near and distant future holds. Government and laws ; Community involvement ; Research and development -- Over 120 things to know about bed bugs -- Final thoughts
Summary, etc.:
Explains how to prevent bedbugs, identify them, and exterminate them, in a book that includes tips for travelers, advice on buying secondhand goods, and provides environmentally friendly methods and solutions.
Subject: Bedbugs.
Bedbugs > Control.

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