Table 1: Percent bed bugs in pitfall traps baited with three chemical lures and an unbaited control in each arena.

GroupChemical lure Mean (%) ± SE valueSource of material

I1-Octen-3-ol8 * 8.600.0001Bedoukian Research Inc.
L-Lactic acid8 * Bedoukian Research Inc.
Coriander Egyptian oil8 * New Directions Aromatic
Control8
Arena 8

IIL-carvone8 * 6.900.0001Bedoukian Research Inc.
Spearmint oil8 * Bedoukian Research Inc.
Styralol8 Bedoukian Research Inc.
Control8
Arena

IIINonanal8 * 4.840.002Sigma-Aldrich Co.
Benzyl alcohol8 * Sigma-Aldrich Co.
6-Methyl-5-Hepten-2-one8 Sigma-Aldrich Co.
Control8
Arena

IVInsect Biting Lure4 0.570.63Bedoukian Research Inc.
R-Octenol + NH3HCO34 Bedoukian Research Inc.
Z-Geranyl Acetone4 Bedoukian Research Inc.
Control4
Arena

*Indicates significantly different from the unbaited control within each group ( ).