Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/1/2004
Publication Date: 2/1/2006
Citation: Peckman, P.S., Arthur, F.H. 2006. Insecticide space treatments in food plants. In: J.W. Heaps, Editor, Insect Management for Food Storage and Processing. St. Paul, MN. AACC International. p. 175-182.
Technical Abstract: This review chapter on "Insecticide space treatments in food plants" describes the different classes of insecticides used as aerosol applications in food processing facilities, along with specific products and methods of application. Discussion topics include definition of aerosols, application equipment, insecticides, and safety practices. Guidelines, management, and development of treatment plans are also included, along with a sample of checklist that can be used to customize an individual plan. A list of references is also provided