Pitfall Traps and Grain Samples as Indicators of Insects in Farm-Stored Wheat

@inproceedings{Reed1991PitfallTA,
  title={Pitfall Traps and Grain Samples as Indicators of Insects in Farm-Stored Wheat},
  author={Carl Reed and Valerie F. Wright and Terry Mize and John R. Pedersen and B. J. Evans},
  year={1991}
}
  • Carl Reed, Valerie F. Wright, +2 authors B. J. Evans
  • Published 1991
  • Biology
  • Pitfall traps and grain samples taken with a vacuum probe provided data on insect infestation in farm-stored wheat in 26 Kansas counties. Insects were monitored at 65-d intervals from July 1986 through March 1987. Early detection when populations were low in July and March was accomplished best by pitfall traps. The traps detected insects in 61.5% of the bins of wheat within 1 mo of harvest. In September and November, >95% of the bins were infested. More than half the bins contained Rhyzopertha… CONTINUE READING

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