Treatment of rice with diatomaceous earth and effects on the mortality of the Red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum (Herbst)

@article{Mewis2001TreatmentOR,
  title={Treatment of rice with diatomaceous earth and effects on the mortality of the Red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum (Herbst)},
  author={Inga Mewis and Christian Ulrichs},
  journal={Anzeiger f{\"u}r Sch{\"a}dlingskunde = Journal of pest science},
  year={2001},
  volume={74},
  pages={13-16}
}
Diatomaceous earth has been demonstrated in Australia, Germany, and the USA to protect stored products from infestation by insect pests. However, application of diatomaceous earth has rarely been used in Asian countries for the protection of stored grain from insect damage. These facts and the paucity of existing data from the tropics prompted the present… CONTINUE READING