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United States Department of Agriculture

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Historical Stored Product Images
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Old Manhattan stored-product entomology pictures
Manhattan staff: Likely was taken about 1940, and shows the house in downtown Manhattan that housed the lab and the staff.  The address is 520 North Juliette Avenue. Grain trucks: 'Line of trucks waiting to be weighed and unloaded at a country elevator during the harvest rush.' Gas mask fumigation: 'HCN fumigation' (hydrogen cyanide) Hays grain bins: 'Experimental grain bins at Hays Station, September 1939.' Hutchinson grain bins: 'Experimental grain bins at Hutchinson, June 1941.' Dodge City elevator: 'A modern terminal-type country elevator with concrete, silo-type tanks having a capacity of 250,000 bushels.' Walkden fumigating: 'H.H. Walden, USDA entomologist, demonstrates the fumigation of stored grain by means of a power compressor.  The fumigation tank is filled with the liquid fumigant from a supply drum.  May 1942.'
Illustrations by Paul Boles
life cycle confused flour beetle (Tribolium confusum) life cycle of Angoumois grain moth (Sitotroga cerealella) life cycle of black carpet beetle (Attagenus unicolor = Attagenus piceus) life cycle of flat grain beetle (Cryptolestes pusillus) life cycle of Indianmeal moth (Plodia interpunctella) life cycle of lesser grain borer (Rhyzopertha dominica) life cycle of Mediterranean flour moth (Ephestia kuehniella = Anagasta kuehniella) life cycle of sawtoothed grain beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis) man and insects midwest grain insects investigations points of attack by stored-product insects on corn from harvest to final use points of attack by stored-product insects on grain sorghum from harvest to mill points of attack by stored-product insects on wheat and wheat products from mill to consumer points of attack by stored-product insects on wheat from harvest to mill stored-product insects types of insect mouth parts variable factors affecting the successful application of fumigants
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