Chemical control of rust red flour beetle on stored sorghum

Salunkhe, G.N. (1982) Chemical control of rust red flour beetle on stored sorghum. Journal of Maharashtra Agricultural Universities, 7 (3). pp. 274-276.

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Abstract

The effectiveness of seed treatments with 6 insecticides at various concentrations for the control of Tribolium castaneum (Hbst.) infesting stored sorghum grain was evaluated in laboratory tests in India. Test exposures of adult beetles to treated grain immediately, and 3 and 6 months after treatment, showed that malathion at a concentration of 25 p.p.m. was the best treatment

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: IARI, New Delhi, 110 012, India
Subjects: Plant Protection
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry > Biochemistry
Social Sciences > Plant Physiology and Biochemistry > Biochemistry
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Mr B Krishnamurthy
Date Deposited: 06 May 2012 13:36
Last Modified: 06 May 2012 13:36
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/5091

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