volume 165, issue 2-3, P169-178 2017
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12632
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D.M. Wilches, R.A. Laird, K.D. Floate, P.G. Fields

Abstract: Abstract Khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), is a pest of stored grain in Africa, Asia, and Europe. It is a quarantine insect for much of the rest of the world. Control of T. granarium can be achieved with methyl bromide, but this fumigant is an ozone‐depleting substance and is being phased out worldwide. Thus, there is an urgent need to find new methods of control, including the use of low temperatures. Here, we assess the effects of diapause and cold acclimation on the cold…

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