Accession Number:

ADA128419

Title:

Biomonitoring for Stored-Product Insects of Military Importance and a Review of the Literature and Military Application

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY NATICK RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER MA

Report Date:

1983-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

An in-depth review of current technology and application is provided for the practical use of insect pheromone traps in the military warehouse environment. The recognition, identification, synthesis, and bioassay of insect pheromones is reviewed with respect to eighteen kinds of stored-product insects. A listing is also presented for insect pheromones that can now be used for detection and possible control of stored products insects that might infest military subsistence. Military significance is discussed with regard to surveillance and control of stored-product insects in depot warehouses, commissary storage areas, and troop issue points.

Subject Categories:

  • Biomedical Instrumentation and Bioengineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE