Sorptive dusts on cockroaches: Easily applied compounds harmless to animals and humans effectively control cockroaches and other household pests
AuthorI. Barry Tarshis
Author AffiliationsI. Barry Tarshis is Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of California, Los Angeles.
Hilgardia 13(2):3-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v013n02p3. February 1959.
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.
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