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Differential levels of mite infestation of wheat and barley in Czech grain stores
Stored barley seemed to be more vulnerable to mite attack than wheat, as it consistently found more infested samples, more species and higher mean and median mite abundance per sample in barley as compared to wheat. Expand
Method of sampling and laboratory extraction affects interpretation of grain infestation by storage pests
This study revealed variation in pest population density and spatial distribution when estimated by different sampling methods thereby indicating necessity for common European protocol for sampling and detection of storage pests. Expand
Overview of present and past and pest-associated risks in stored food and feed products: European perspective
Although the reviewed literature identified an increasing mites and psocids as a threat, the quantitative data enabling a statistically-robust evaluation of population trends are missing in most of the European countries. Expand
The Influence of Environmental Temperature and Humidity on Temporal Decomposition of Cockroach Allergens Bla g 1 and Bla g 2 in Feces
It is indicated that Bla g 1 and BlA g 2 allergens can persist in feces for several months under usual household humidity and temperature. Expand
Susceptibility of Two Strains of the Confused Flour Beetle (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Following Phosphine Structural Mill Fumigation: Effects of Concentration, Temperature, and Flour Deposits
The results of the present study illustrate that highly visible dead adults and larvae after the application of phosphine falsely imply good fumigation efficacy, given that a considerable number of eggs are very likely to survive in a wider range of conditions, and the concomitant larval emergence may result in rapid population grown right after the fumigate. Expand
Speed of action of 10 commercial insecticidal gel-baits against the German cockroach, Blattella germanica
The increasing speed of action increases bait potential to eliminate populations quickly and to substitute insecticide sprays safely; decreases bait potential for secondary kill; and increases the risk of food contamination by dead bodies of quickly paralyzed cockroaches. Expand
Minimal Thermal Requirements for Development and Activity of Stored Product and Food Industry Pests (Acari, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Psocoptera, Diptera and Blattodea): A Review
This review presents summary data regarding the lower temperature thresholds of 121 species of stored product and food industry pests from six arthropod taxa and scaled various temperature thresholds from the lowest to highest temperature as follows. Expand
Wood penetration ability of hydrogen cyanide and its efficacy for fumigation of Anoplophora glabripennis, Hylotrupes bajulus (Coleoptera) and Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (Nematoda)
Abstract Pinewood nematodes (Bursaphelenchus xylophilus) and Asian longhorned beetles (Anoplophora glabripennis) are the primary regulated pests for packaging wood and timber in the EU, while theExpand
Temperature-dependent development and mortality of Australian cockroach, Periplaneta australasiae (Fabricius) (Blattodea: Blattidae)
The effect of temperature on the development of the 1st instar of Periplaneta australasiae (Fabr.) was studied at the four constant temperatures of 21°C, 24°C; 27°C and 30°C in temperature-controlled chambers. Expand
Risk Evaluation of Spatial Distribution of Faecal Mice Contaminants in Simulated Agricultural and Food Store
The spatial distribution of faeces of a wild strain of house mice after invasion into a new environment was not random but aggregated and their relative allocation in the following three sectors was evaluated. Expand