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Insect infestation and control in stored grain sorghum and millets.

Rajendran, S. and Ms., Chayakumari (2003) Insect infestation and control in stored grain sorghum and millets. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 40 (5). 451-457 ; many ref..

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Abstract

Insect infestation of sorghum and millet during storage under conditions commonly employed in developing countries is reviewed, together with methods for its control. Aspects considered include: the economic importance of sorghum and millet production in India and Africa; typical storage practices in developing countries; the insect pests most frequently found in stored sorghum and millet (beetles, moths, psocids); factors influencing susceptibility to insect pests; effects of insect pests on grain quality; and pest control methods and regulations controlling their use (exposure to sun, fumigation, insecticides).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: INSECTS-; MILLET-; REVIEWS-; SORGHUM-; STORAGE-
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 21 Cereals
600 Technology > 03 Agriculture > 05 Insect/Pest Control
Divisions: Food Protectants and Infestation Control
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2010 05:55
Last Modified: 08 May 2012 07:15
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/7551

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