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Efficacy of Modified Atmospheres on Trogoderma granarium (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) and Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
(Journal of Economic Entomology, 2019-07-09)
We investigated the efficacy of two types of modified atmospheres (MA) against adults of the khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts, and the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky, under ...
Susceptibility of Rhyzopertha dominica to high CO2 modified atmospheres in packaged chickpeas
(Journal of Stored Products Research, 2019-11-15)
Three MAs with 50%, 70% and 90% CO2 in air was tested at different exposure times on all the developmental stages of R. dominica using chickpeas packed with 4% and 96% filling ratio in which there was ...
Effect of CO2 modified atmosphere packaging on aflatoxin production in maize infested with Sitophilus zeamais
(Journal of Stored Products Research, 2018-03-23)
The weevil Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky), the maize weevil, is a pest of stored maize that can cause feeding damage and lead to the proliferation of toxigenic fungi. The application of modified ...
Biological control of Callosobruchus chinensis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in stored chickpeas through the release of natural enemies
(Biological Control, 2020-05-28)
In this study, two predatory mites and two parasitoid wasps were evaluated for their effectiveness in controlling Callosobruchus chinensis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a common pest in stored chickpeas. ...
Survey of Trogoderma spp. in Spanish mills and warehouses
(Journal of Stored Products Research, 2020-08-02)
The distribution of Trogoderma granarium Everts has expanded steadily in recent years. This is a very destructive coleopteran species with many economic implications for the trade of grains in countries ...
Detection and identification of five common internal grain insect pests by multiplex PCR
(Food Control, 2017-08-07)
Consumer demands for better quality food have led to research on new tools aimed at early detection of insect pests in agro food industries. In these industries, internal grain feeders are the most ...
Biological control of Acanthoscelides obtectus and Zabrotes subfasciatus in stored dried beans
This study assesses the feasibility of using natural enemies for the control of Acanthoscelides obtectus Say and Zabrotes subfasciatus Boheman (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), key pests of stored dried ...
Control of Rhyzopertha dominica and Sitophilus zeamais in stored rice with different release rates of the larval parasitoid Anisopteromalus calandrae
(Entomologia Generalis, 2020-04-03)
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