DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.09.024
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Goro Kimura, Akihiro Miyanoshita, Tsutomu Tanikawa

Abstract: Psocids (Psocoptera) are major pests of stored products. Psocids belonging to the genus Liposcelis increasingly infest stored products because of the measurable weight losses, allergic reactions, health concerns, and contamination of food materials with fecal material and exuviae. Many studies have been conducted on management of psocid, but few detailed studies have been conducted on their biology. The objective of our study was to evaluate the dispersal ability of the Liposcelis bostrychophila by release and…

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