Alternatives to Pesticides in Stored-Product IPM

Alternatives to Pesticides in Stored-Product IPM

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Insects associated with raw grain and processed food cause qualitative and quantitative losses. Preventing these losses caused by stored-product insects is essential from the farmer's field to the consumer's table. While traditional pesticides play a significant role in stored-product integrated pest management (IPM), there has recently been, and will continue to be, a greater emphasis on alternative approaches. Alternatives to Pesticides in Stored-Product IPM details the most promising methods, ranging from extreme temperatures to the controversial radiation, and from insect-resistant packaging to pathogens. This collection is essential for anyone in academia, industry, or government interested in pest ecology or food or grain science.Skilled Air Manual for Milling and Other Industries. Kice Industries, Wichita, Kansas, 126 pp. Kirkpatrick, R. L. 1975. Infrared radiation for ... Linak, J. G. 1998. Energy required for heat treatment; how to figure out how much power you need to killanbsp;...

Title:Alternatives to Pesticides in Stored-Product IPM
Author:Bhadriraju Subramanyam, David W. Hagstrum
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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