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Title: STORED-PRODUCT INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL

Author
item Arthur, Franklin
item PHILLIPS, THOMAS

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/1/2001
Publication Date: 12/1/2002
Citation: ARTHUR, F.H., PHILLIPS, T.W. STORED-PRODUCT INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL. BOOK CHAPTER. IN FOOD PLANT SANITATION. Y.H.HUI, B.L. BRUINSMA, J.R. GORHAM, W.K.NIP, P.S.TONG, P. VENTRESCA, EDITORS. P. 341-358. 2002.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This book chapter describes insect pest management strategies that are used in food processing and storage facilities. Discussion topics include non-chemical controls, insect monitoring, heat treatments, chemical control, and impact of physical and biological factors on pesticide efficacy. The concept of integrated pest management (IPM) is also discussed in relation to how this approach is used in food plants and milling facilities.