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- Mishra, H. N., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Analytical methods 2018 v.10 no.47 pp. 5687-5695
- Rhyzopertha dominica; electronic nose; fuzzy logic; insect infestations; insect reproduction; neural networks; principal component analysis; protein content; semiconductors; storage insects; storage time; stored grain; temperature; uric acid; volatile organic compounds; warehouses; wheat
- ... High grain moisture and temperature provide favorable conditions for stored-grain insect reproduction and survival, which is a major threat in warmer regions. The lesser grain borer Rhyzopertha dominica, a cosmopolitan insect that attacks a wide variety of stored wheat grains, causes serious qualitative and quantitative loss. Wheat grains artificially infested with R. dominica to various degrees a ...