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A study of influence of biological and ecological factors on Khapra beetle populations
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Other articles where Khapra beetle is discussed: dermestid beetle: The khapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium), a small beetle native to the Indian subcontinent, is a serious pest in most parts of the world. It is unique among dermestids because the larvae feed on stored grain. Trogoderma granarium Everts (Khapra Beetle) is one of world’s most destructive pests of grain products and seeds. This pest may also show up in a variety of locations that are not obvious food sources such as burlap bags, corrugated boxes (where they feed on the glue) and animal hides.
(Study of the influence of some bioecological and toxicological factors on the susceptibility of the flour mite, Acarus Siro L. (Acarina, Acaridae), to fumigants). Junta de Investigacoes do Ultramar, Lisb. Factors That Make KhB a Significant Pest Voracious feeder of grains. Can contaminate grain with hairs & cast larva skins that cause allergic response Fouls the grain with fecal matter. United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Afrikaans: Khapra-kewer English: Khapra beetle magyar: Koprabogár References . Khapra beetle at ; PestTracker Invasive Insect: Khapra beetle at Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Systems. The oval Khapra beetle, about mm long, is particularly dangerous because, unlike other invasive species, it feeds on healthy grains. And once the insect buries itself inside a shipment, it.
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Quality Grading; Auditing & Accreditation. The Khapra Beetle (Trogoderma granarium) is one of the world’s most destructive pests of stored grain products and seeds.
Its feeding damage often spoils 30 percent of the product; up to 70 percent damage has been reported. Previous U.S. detections of this tiny beetle have required massive, long-term and costly control and eradication efforts. The khapra beetle is one of the most destructive pests of whole grain and cereal products in warmer areas of the world, particularly North Africa and the Indian subcontinent.
Many ships harbour endemic populations, larvae remaining concealed behind paint or rust scale, and because of its notoriety the species is on the quarantine pest list of many nations.
The khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), is a serious pest of stored products and is the only stored product insect pest that triggers a quarantine response when. The present study was carried out on the larval stage of the khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts to determine some biological effects of gamma irradiation at levels between 20 to Gy on.
Khapra Beetle Trogoderma granarium. Khapra Beetles: Biology, Identification, Beetle Control. Description, biology and habits of the Khapra Beetle will help correctly identify which beetle has infested your home or business and how to control the pest.
You need to know the type of foods the beetle feeds on and its life cycle in order to make a. Following study reveals the economic losses cause by Biological control is As a stored grain pest Khapra Beetle T. granarium was first time reported from India in by Cotes.
The latest literature reveals that the pest is present in more than 35 countries of the world . Influence of tillage management and cropping system on ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) fauna in the northern great plains.
Environmental Entomology – Winder, Cited by: However, little is available on this key issue for invertebrates, especially for species of the order Coleoptera.
In the present study, we highlighted the presence of four population-level lateralized mating traits in the mating behaviour of an alien and invasive pest of stored products, the khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium (Dermestidae). Male recognition and mounting, as well as the female post Cited by: ecosystem manifold the intensity of environmental variations.
Both a-biotic (temperature, humidity, light) and biotic (host, vegetative biodiversity, crowding and diets) stresses significantly influence the insects and their population dynamics. In response to these factors insect may prolong theirCited by: Population Ecology (for S.
Sarkar and A. Plutynski (eds.), A Companion to the Philosophy of Biology, Blackwell, forthcoming.) 1. Introduction. A population is a collection of individuals of the same species that live together in a region.
Population ecology is the study of populations (especially population abundance) and how they change over Size: KB. The khapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium Everts) is one of the world’s most destructive pests of grain products and seeds.
Khapra beetle and associated host material are regulated by the USDA under authority of 7 CFR While khapra beetle is not known to occur in the U.S., khapra beetle interceptions at ports of entry have dramatically increased recently and the pest risk potential of khapra beetle.
The khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), is one of the most important and widespread insect pests of stored grains and grain products worldwide (Bell & WilsonAthanassiou et al.
).Management of this insect species relies mainly on synthetic insecticides such as, Cypermethrin, deltamethrin and pirimiphos-methyl (Kavallieratos et al. ).Cited by: 1. Abstract. The khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), is a polyphagous pest that infests many stored grains and products.
The effect of nine maize hybrids includingAR 89, AS 71, AS 77, BCKSCPLSCand Simax was studied on biology and life table parameters of T. granarium at controlled conditions (33 ± 1 °C, 65 ± 5% RH, and Cited by: Abstract.
Multivariate analysis of variation in the metric characters in the ground beetle C. granulatus has been performed. It has been shown that the beetle body size increases toward the center of its range, urbanization has a positive effect on all metric traits, but the effect of Cited by: 5.
Khapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium) is a destructive pest that can reproduce rapidly in stored products under hot conditions and is a significant biosecurity risk to Australia.
Khapra beetle is found throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe, in the following countries. Huffaker et al.
() hypothesized that in Zone 1 density-dependent factors are likely to dominate but that conditioning physical factors, notably climate, would play an increasingly important role in Zones 2 and 3 and that in Zone 4 changes in population density would be dominated by physical factors, or associated habitat by: The Khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium, a voracious feeder of stored products is considered one of the worst invasive species worldwide, and can infest more than commodities with moisture contents as low as 2%.
The foods include almost all kinds of seeds, legumes, nuts, and any kind of dried bio-materials and by: 3. The following list of references includes many from Myers and Hagstrum and additional references, websites and annotations are included to expand upon their summary. Several studies predict possible establishment of the khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium, based upon climate (Banks for Australia, Sinha for Canada, Bahr for East Germany, Dal Monte Forty years of carabid beetle research in Europe - from taxonomy, biology, ecology and population studies to The ecological study of carabids is still hampered by some unresolved questions about sampling and data evaluation.
It is recognised that knowledge is uneven, especially concerning larvae and biological, ecological and Cited by:. In the case of (iv) Biological studies investigating diurnal rhythms or movements of adults and larvae, a grid or matrix design (Fig.
3c) is recommended; and (v) Population studies intended to investigate the response of populations to biotic and abiotic environmental factors. Here, estimates of population densities are required and, as such Cited by: Khapra Beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts.
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Trogoderma granarium. [Accessed ].Khapra beetle Trogoderma granarium Khapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium) is an insect pest of grain products and is a native of India and was first detected in California in It is considered one of the worst invasive species in the world.