TITLE

Protecting stored grain requires integrated pest management practices

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;1/13/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance for grain farmers to manage and protect their stored grain in Texas. Entomologist Roy Parker of the Texas AgriLife Extension explains the impact of insect damages, which can cause multiple problems including loss of yield, reduced quality from insect parts, and molds. Parkers advises grain farmers to develop integrated pest management approach to control insects in stored grains, as well as practice sanitation and treatment to harvest equipment.
ACCESSION #
57518912

 

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