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Insect-proofing of gunny bags for grain storage.

Majumder, S. K. and Krishna Rao, J. K. and Sethumadhavan, H. G. (1961) Insect-proofing of gunny bags for grain storage. Research and Industry, 6. pp. 391-393.

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Abstract

An oil in water emulsion containing Lindane and DDT, with a high degree of persistence and insecticidal effectiveness, has been standardized for spray treating empty gunny bags to render them insect-proof. The technique developed for large scale insect_proofing of gunny bags and other fabrics is described. Both new and old gunny bags can be made insect_proof for storage of food grains free from insect infestation under rural and urban conditions. The cost of treatment works out to about 9 nP. per gunny bag.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: gunny bags, insect-proof, Lindane, DDT, storage of food grains
Subjects: 600 Technology > 03 Agriculture > 05 Insect/Pest Control
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 16 Nutritive value > 08 Grains
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 06 Preservation and Storage
Divisions: Food Protectants and Infestation Control
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2016 08:16
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2016 08:16
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/4468

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