Storage pests

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sf: we need more images of most of the beetles listet.

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Courtesy EcoPort (http://www.ecoport.org): Food Agency and Ministry of agriculture, forestry
Is this a Minor Pest?: 
Yes
Minor Pest Title: 

Storage pests (Sitophilus oryzae, Rhyzopertha dominica)

Minor Pest Description: 

The most serious pests of stored rice are the rice weevils (Sitophilus oryzae) and the lesser grain-borer (Rhyzopertha dominica). Good store hygiene plays an important role in limiting infestation by rice weevil.

 

Minor Pest What to do.: 
  • Remove infested residues from last season's harvest
Minor Pest Position: 
11
Minor Pest Firstcontent: 
136
Pest Type: 
insect
Host Plants: 
Rice