Bean Leaves

University of California, Irvine

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host chats with two researchers at the University of Kentucky that may have uncovered a new (actually old), weapon to be used against the blood sucking critters.

Bean Leaves Could Be Key To Eradicating Bedbugs

Apr 10, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. - An age old remedy for bedbugs is now the subject of a new high tech study being conducted by researchers at the University of Kentucky and the University of California, Irvine.  The team’s mission involves replicating the action of tiny microscopic plant hairs called trichomes, which are located on the surface of bean leaves.