Pest Test Issue 52: August & September 2017

Read through our articles on tropical diseases (page 21), bed bug efficacy testing (pages 29-31), the bed bug debate (page 35) and Asian hornets (pages 38-39) in this issue of Pest and answer these questions:

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1: What percentage of the global burden of communicable diseases does Dr Drexler estimate are vector borne?
7% 27%
17% 37%
2: For bed bugs, what resistance ratio with deltamethrin does EPA consider acceptable?
10x 1,000x
100x 10,000
3: How much does Stephen Doggett estimate that one residual bed bug efficacy trial would cost under the draft EPA guidelines?
£13,000 £150,000
£130,000 £300,000
4: Which is the only country that ICUP delegates felt is getting on top of bed bug infestations?
North America Australia
Norway The Philippines
5: How many queens are typically found in an Asian hornet’s nest?
A single queen Multiple queens
A pair of queens They are all queens
6: When were the first Asian hornets recorded in France?
2000 2006
2004 2008

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