Stephen A Kells

19962021
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Cimicidae Agriculture & Biology
Cimex lectularius Agriculture & Biology
Bedbugs Medicine & Life Sciences
Orthotomicus erosus Agriculture & Biology
Tyrophagus putrescentiae Agriculture & Biology
mite Earth & Environmental Sciences
Ornithonyssus sylviarum Agriculture & Biology
temperature Agriculture & Biology

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Projects 2007 2021

program planning
integrated pest management
data analysis
curriculum
pest control
curriculum
certification

Research Output 1996 2017

2 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of time and distance traveled by bed bugs, Cimex lectularius, on permethrin uptake from treated mattress liners

Kells, S. A. & Hymel, S. N., Jan 1 2017, In : Pest management science. 73, 1, p. 113-117 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cimex lectularius
Cimicidae
permethrin
uptake mechanisms
thigmotaxis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Two compounds in bed bug feces are sufficient to elicit off-host aggregation by bed bugs, Cimex lectularius

Olson, J. F., Vers, L. M. V., Moon, R. D. & Kells, S. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Pest management science. 73, 1, p. 198-205 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cimex lectularius
Cimicidae
feces
extracts
electroantennography
4 Citations (Scopus)
Bedbugs
Hot Temperature
Insects
Metabolism
Righting Reflex
18 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of starvation and molting on the metabolic rate of the bed bug (Cimex lectularius L.)

DeVries, Z. C., Kells, S. A. & Appel, A. G., Jan 1 2015, In : Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 88, 1, p. 53-65 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bedbugs
Cimex lectularius
Cimicidae
Molting
Starvation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of starvation on deltamethrin tolerance in bed bugs, Cimex lectularius L. (Hemiptera: Cimicidae)

DeVries, Z. C., Reid, W. R., Kells, S. A. & Appel, A. G., Jan 1 2015, In : Insects. 6, 1, p. 102-111 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cimex lectularius
Cimicidae
deltamethrin
lethal dose 50
starvation