Insecticides effective in protecting stored grain

Hollis, Paul L.
March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/3/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the use of insecticides for effective protection of stored grain such as corn. Experiment by entomologist Steve L. Brown using insecticides like SpinTor and Actellic which were put directly on the corn at the time of loading bins; Maize weevil as the key pest while parasitoids like tiny wasps as beneficial; Effectiveness of insecticides lasting from four to six months thus preventing the use of harmful fumigants.


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