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    Identification of the flat grain beetles (Cryptolestes spp.) of Australia – DAF

    Three species of flat grain beetles (Cryptolestes spp.) occur in stored grain in Australia. Adults are fast moving, small (2mm), flat, with longer antennae than most stored grain pests. Cryptolestes species occur in all grain growing regions of Australia. One species, the rusty grain beetle, Cryptolestes ferrugineus, has developed a strong resistance to phosphine at […]

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    Northern & Southern Regions Stored Grain Pests – Identification

    In a deregulated grain market, on-farm storage is now more popular then ever before. But finding insects crawling up the sides of your grain hopper while loading a truck is frustrating and costly to manage. Regular monitoring and correct pest identification are the first steps to ensure delivery of insect-free grain to market. Key Points […]

    Western Region – Stored Grain Pests – Identification

    In a deregulated grain market, on-farm storage is now more popular then ever before. But finding insects crawling up the sides of your grain hopper while loading a  truck is frustrating and costly to manage. Regular monitoring is the first step to ensure delivery of insect-free grain to market. Key Points Avoid surprises when selling […]