Lethal and sublethal effects of rice polishing process on Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).

The mechanical impact of rice polishingon the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (L.), and the subsequent postpolishing effects associated with rice quality were studied. "Brown" rice (not polished), "White (infest then polish)" rice, and "White (polish then infest)" rice were used with different polishing process intensities and different initial weevil… CONTINUE READING