By Bhadriraju Subramanyam, David W. Hagstrum
Bugs linked to uncooked grain and processed meals reason qualitative and quantitative losses. combating those losses brought on by stored-product bugs is key from the farmer's box to the consumer's desk. whereas conventional insecticides play an important position in stored-product built-in pest administration (IPM), there has lately been, and should remain, a better emphasis on replacement techniques. Alternatives to insecticides in Stored-Product IPM info the main promising tools, starting from severe temperatures to the debatable radiation, and from insect-resistant packaging to pathogens. This assortment is vital for a person in academia, undefined, or executive drawn to pest ecology or meals or grain technological know-how.
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Automation of insect detection using cables with acoustical sensors in bins eliminates the need to take grain samples, avoids grain settling sounds, allows more intensive and frequent sampling than is practical or affordable with manual grain sampling methods, and provides more accurate and up-to-date information on insect infestation levels to help make insect pest management decisions. The efficacy of using acoustical sensors on cables to monitor insect populations in wheat stored in farm bins has been demonstrated (Hagstrum et al.
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Alternatives to Pesticides in Stored-Product IPM by Bhadriraju Subramanyam, David W. Hagstrum
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