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- Stampini, M., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of stored products research 2008 v.44 no.3 pp. 269-272
- wheat flour; soft white wheat; particle size; protein content; wheat starch; food composition; nutrient content; Ephestia kuehniella; storage insects; insect development; insect behavior; locomotion; instars
- ... The effect of soft wheat flours, characterized by different particle size, protein and starch content, on the development of Ephestia kuehniella was studied. The attractiveness of the substrata to first and third instar larvae was also considered. The different protein content of the flours did not significantly affect the development of E. kuehniella, nor did it affect the ability of the flours t ...