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- Mallikarjunan, P. K., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- The Florida entomologist 2015 v.98 no.2 pp. 405-409
- Prostephanus truncatus; Sitophilus oryzae; Sitophilus zeamais; Zea mays; acoustics; containers; corn; electronic equipment; insect pests; larvae; managers; seeds; stored grain; wheat; Tanzania
- ... Infestations by Prostephanus truncatus Horn (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) and Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) are prevalent in small-scale Zea mays L. storage facilities in Tanzania and other regions of sub-Saharan Africa. It is especially difficult to detect these species' larvae, which feed unseen inside the grain kernels. An electronic device that acoustically detects an ...