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New trends in the use of diatomaceous earth against stored-grain insects.
730 1 Laboratory of Agricultural Zoology and Entomology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos str., 11855, Athens, Attica, Greece. 2 Diatom Research and Consulting Inc., 14 Greenwich Dr.,… Expand
Resistance to chemical treatments in insect pests of stored grain and its management.
Chemical insecticides, including fumigants, disinfestants and grain protectants, are essential components of grain insect pest management systems. This is particularly the case in warmer climates… Expand
Storage arthropod pest detection - current status and future directions.
A key element of a grain storage integrated pest management (IPM) system is the ability to monitor for the presence of arthropod pests and to reliably detect these, as early as possible, at low… Expand
Influence of different storage conditions on soybean grain quality.
The main qualitative changes on soybean grains during storage were assessed in the present work. The soybean grains were harvested with moisture content around 18 % and dried until 11.2, 12.8 and… Expand
Rapid bioassay for determining the phosphine tolerance.
The resistance testing kit is an assay to receive very quickly detailed information about the behaviour of adult insects in a phosphine atmosphere. The used concentration of 3,000 ppm has a narcotic… Expand
Loss assessment of on-farm stored maize in semi arid area of Kitui District, Kenya.
A simulation trial was established in Kitui district to fit with farmers’ practices. Two commonly used outside cribs were built. Another set of trials was established in dwelling houses again to… Expand
Spatial distribution of food trap catches of Tribolium castaneum, T. confusum and Typhaea stercorea and precision Integrated Pest Management in a semolina mill.
From the second half of May 2003 to midJuly 2004 (sampling period) we evaluated the presence and spatio-temporal distribution of insect pests using food-bait traps in a food processing mill, with… Expand
Real-time monitoring of a flour mill fumigation with sulfuryl fluoride.
1 Graduate Research Associate, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University, 225 South University Street, West Lafayette, Indiana, 47907 USA. 2 Professor and Extension… Expand
Performance of spinosad as a stored-grain protectant.
Laboratory and field trials have shown that spinosad, a commercial insecticide based on the fermentation products of a bacterium, to be an effective grain protectant at the labeled rate of 1 mg… Expand
Factors affecting storage insect susceptibility to the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana.
There is an increasing need to examine alternatives to the use of traditional pesticides in grain storage and biological control methods have received renewed interest over the past decade. The… Expand