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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Insect Management with Residual Insecticides

Authors
item Arthur, Franklin
item Peckman, Pamela - INDUSTRIAL FUMIGANT CO

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: November 10, 2004
Publication Date: February 1, 2006
Citation: Arthur, F.H., Peckman, P. 2006. Insect management with residual insecticides. In J.W. Heaps, Editor, Insect Management for Food Storage and Processing. St. Paul, MN. AACC International. p. 167-173.

Technical Abstract: This review chapter on "Insect Management with Residual Insecticides" describes the different classes of insecticides used as residual treatments in milling and food processing facilities, along with specific products and methods of application. Factors that affect performance and efficacy of residual insecticides are discussed, including sanitation, surface substrate, insecticide class and formulation of insecticides, toxicity and exposure interval, environmental effects, and the target pest species. An extensive list of references is provided.

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