Mortality of the German cockroach was measured after exposure to a mixture of household dishwashing liquid and tap water. Adult male cockroaches and first and second instar cockroaches (Blattella germanica) were exposed to the soap mixture for thirty seconds and were then observed for several hours. Immediate knockdown and mortality were measured.
Species 1: Blattaria Blattellidae Blattella germanica (German cockroach)
Keywords: soap, mortality
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