Boric Acid -> German Cockroaches

William Tivol tivol at news.wadsworth.org
Tue Mar 19 14:08:11 EST 1996


Allen Wang (alwang at acs.bu.edu) wrote:
: Can someone give me references about the relationship between boric
: acid and german cockroaches?

Dear Allen,
	Sorry, no referrences, but anecdotal evidence from personal
experience is that boric acid will get rid of (most of) the roaches.
Apparently it interferes with the molting cycle, and I have seen some
deformed roaches during the disappearance of the infestation.
				Yours,
				Bill Tivol



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