Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Sorptive dusts on cockroaches: Easily applied compounds harmless to animals and humans effectively control cockroaches and other household pests

Author

I. Barry Tarshis

Author Affiliations

I. Barry Tarshis is Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of California, Los Angeles.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 13(2):3-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n02p3. February 1959.

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Abstract

Of 78 compounds screened in laboratory investigation to determine the effectiveness of sorptive dusts for killing and controlling cockroches, two compounds, a silica aerogel designated as SG 67–Dri-Die 67–and a silica gel called SG 77 were outstandingly effective.

Tarshis I. 1959. Sorptive dusts on cockroaches: Easily applied compounds harmless to animals and humans effectively control cockroaches and other household pests. Hilgardia 13(2):3-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n02p3
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