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barrier test system

A new study digs into the pros and cons of two different methods for testing potential bed bug repellents: a harborage test and a barrier test. Shown here is the barrier test setup, which lures bed bugs across filter paper (f) containing repellent, using heat and carbon dioxide as a lure to simulate a host. (Image originally published in Krüger et al 2021, Journal of Economic Entomology)

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