Stored Grain Pests

ByDr. Girish Chandra

Pests of Stored Grains

STORED GRAIN INSECTS

     When harvested produce is stored in houses, godowns and warehouses, it is attacked by a variety of insects that specialise in thriving under enclosed conditions. Although moisture, fungus, rodents and birds also cause damage to the stored grains, insects are considered to be the chief destroyers of harvested grains.  The following insect pests are included in this section.

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