Rice Weevil

Stored product pests: Tips for locating source of infestation

December 1, 2016 By
Locating the source of an infestation may be more challenging than expected. To think out of the box, you must start with a bigger picture of the subject. When you’re searching for the breeding source of stored product pests, try... Read more»

Stored Product Pests: Some Pantry Pests Go Against the Grain

November 18, 2014 By
For decades, grain or pantry pests have been pigeonholed into one of four categories, under the assumption it helps pinpoint where they’re breeding. For example: 1. Internal feeders are supposed to breed in whole grain. 2. External feeders are supposed... Read more»

Proving Grounds

May 1, 2006 By
Insect Control Research celebrates 60 years of breeding bugs to test and register insecticides, repellents “I’ll never forget that day,” says King, wincing as she retells the story two decades later. “That day, I saw more than 20 3- to... Read more»
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Pheromone finesse

May 1, 2003 By
Stored food insects communicate with each other using different types of pheromones. It is common practice to monitor food storage areas and food manufacturing facilities with traps using lures containing these compounds. However, the decision to use pheromones for monitoring... Read more»
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