Insect Pests of Stored Grains

Insect Pests of Stored Grains

When harvested produce is stored in houses, godowns and warehouses, it is attacked by a variety of insects that specialize 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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About the author

Dr. Girish Chandra administrator

Dr. Girish Chandra, retired Professor from Delhi University, has been teaching zoology for over 40 years and conducting research in insect taxonomy and pest control, particularly biological control and integrated pest management.