The Star-LedgerAdult bed bugNEW BRUNSWICK -- A Rutgers University researcher and a student are working on methods to fight the national resurgence of bed bugs, according to a report on the Rutgers
Detecting Bed Bugs Using Bed Bug Monitors. Watch the Making a Sugar-Yeast Trap video. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, a unit of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, is an equal opportunity program provider and employer.
Researcher Changlu Wang, left, hopes to eradicate the bed bug, one the world's most vexing creatures. Former student Vincenzo Averello assisted in Wang's entomology lab. Credit: Nick Romanenko Read the National Geographic Article about the do-it-yourself trap developed at Rutgers that can alert
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Easiest Bed Bug Trap: To start mix your sugar/yeast solution to bait the trap. Bed bugs are attracted to carbon dioxide, and yeast produce it as they feed on sugar. Mix 2 cups of pure cain granulated sugar to 2 liters warm water. Use bottle or filtered water so to not
The DIY trap won't kill the bed bugs, but it will catch them, and Rutgers University entomologists Narinderpal Singh, Changlu Wang, and Richard Cooper all agree that it can detect signs of an