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Pest Information

Knowing what you're dealing with is critical to being a pest management professional. Choose a category below for detailed species information and recommendations on products and training. And if you need extra advice, reach out to your Veseris representative at any time.

Indianmeal Moth

Indianmeal Moth

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Indianmeal Moth

Although native to South America, the Indianmeal moth is now present in most of the world and one of the most common stored product pests. “Indianmeal” is another name for cornmeal, in which the American entomologist who named the moth found larvae feeding. Indianmeal moths attack a wide variety of both whole and processed seed products. They prefer coarse flours like whole wheat and cornmeal. In homes, bird seed and dry pet food are common infestation sources. Dried fruit, spices, powdered milk, and chocolate can be infested as well.

Stored Product Pests: Identification & Management with Pheromones

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Stored Product Pests: Identification & Management with Pheromones

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From farmers to consumers, stored product pests cause monetary losses from the destruction of valuable food products. After completing this course, you should be able to recognize and the twelve most common stored product pests, understand their biology and communicate how pheromones fit into management programs.

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