Bed Bugs are Not Repelled by Commercial Ultrasonic Frequency Devices, Journal of Economic Entomology Reveals
Published: Dec 10, 2012
Alternative means of controlling urban insect pests by using ultrasonic frequencies are available and marketed to the public. However, few of these devices have been demonstrated as being effective in repelling insect pests such as mosquitoes, cockroaches, or ants. Despite the lack of evidence for the efficacy of such devices, they continue to be sold and new versions targeting bed bugs are readily available.