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Research Project: Sustainable Management Strategies for Stored-Product Insects

Location: Stored Product Insect and Engineering Research

Title: Integrated pest management

item Scheff, Deanna
item PHILLIPS, THOMAS - Kansas State University

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/10/2022
Publication Date: 8/10/2022
Citation: Scheff, D.S., Phillips, T.W. 2022. Chapter 23 – Integrated Pest Management . In: Rosentrater, K.A. (Ed.), Storage of Cereal Grains and Their Products, 5th Edition. Woodhead Publishing. United Kingdom, pp. 661- 675. Log 375835.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Integrated pest management (IPM) is a comprehensive preventative and management program intended to protect stored products from farm to fork. IPM begins at harvest and ends with consumers and will encompass all the tools and techniques described in the chapters of this book. This chapter discusses preventative methods to maintain grain quality and inhibit insect infestation, monitoring tools and strategies to determine when corrective actions are needed, and Management available to combat infestations. The implementation of physical, mechanical, and chemical methods to monitor, prevent, and manage stored grain are keys to IPM success in a bulk storage and processing facilities.