Research Papers/Books of Significance to Professional Flytrap Field:

(Some of These Are Great Works, Some Are Not, Some Are False and Misleading,
But All Worthy of Scientific Consideration)

(Last Update 9/3/2000, Submissions Welcome)

On Disease Disemination

Greenberg, Bernard. 1973. Flies And Disease, Vol. II, Biology and Transmission of Disease.Princeton University Press, NJ.

Olsen, Alan R. 1998. Regulatory Action Criteria for Filth and Other Extraneous Materials III. Review of Flies and Foodborne Enteric Disease. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 28, 199-211, Article No. RT981271.

Olsen, Alan R. and Hammack, Thomas S. 2000. Isolation of Salmonella spp. from the Housefly, Musca domestica L., and the Dump Fly, Hydrotaea aenescens (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Muscidae), at Caged-Layer Houses. Journal of Food Protection, Vol. 63, No. 7, 2000, pgs. 958-960.

On Effectiveness of Professional Flytraps

Lillie, Thomas H. and Goddard, Jerome. 1987. Operational Testing of Electrocutor Traps for Fly Control in Dining Facilities. Journal of Economic Entomology, Vol. 80, No. 4, pgs. 826-829.

Weidhass, D.E.; Hollingsworth, J.P.; Thompson, E.G. & Davis, D.F., 1986. An Evaluation of Electrocuting Light Traps For Fly Control In Buildings. In Gilbert® Sponsored Insect Electrocuting Light Trap Research. Gilbert Industries, Inc. Jonesboro, AR. Pgs. 33-75.

On Effects of Professional Flytraps

Hogsette, Jerome A., Wilson, Henry R., and Semple-Rowland, Susan L. 1997. Effects on White Leghorn Hens of Constant Exposure to Ultraviolet Light from Insect Traps. Poultry Science 76:1134-1137.

On Glueboard vs. Electrocuter Traps: Microparticle Debate

Ananth, Gopal P., Bronson, David C., and Brown, Jeffrey K. 1992. Generation of airborne fly body particles by four electrocution fly traps and an electronic fly trap. International Journal of Environmental Health Research 2, 106-113.

Broce, Alberto B. 1993. Electrocuting and electronic insect traps: trapping efficiency and production of airborne particles. International Journal of Environmental Health Research 3, 47-58.

Gilbert, David W., II. 2000. Glueboard versus Electrocuter Flytraps: The Professional Debate at

Pickens, Lawrence G. 1989. Factors Affecting the Distance of Scatter of House Flies (Diptera: Muscidae) from Electrocuting Traps. Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 82: pp.149-150.

Tesch, Michael J. and Goodman, Walter G. 1994. Dissemination of Microbial Contaminants from Houseflies by Five Insect Light Traps. Correspondence address: Dept. of Entomology, 237 Russell Laboratories, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, Phone (608) 262-6919; FAX (608) 262-3322

Weidhaas, D.E. and Morgan, Phillip B. 1993. Fate of Houseflies Killed in Gilbert Electrocuting Light Traps. Research sponsored by Gilbert Industries, Inc., Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA.

On Insect Attractant Lamps

Pickens, Lawrence G. 1989. Relative Attractiveness of Paired BL and BLB Fluorescent Bulbs for House and Stable Flies (Diptera: Muscidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, Vol. 82, No. 2, pgs. 535-538.

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