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1. Insect infestation of packaged foods: investigation and prevention.

This overview has sections entitled: factors that influence post-packaging infestation; ways to prevent post-packaging infestation; assessing the risk to consumers; determining the source of infestation; benefits of understanding insect contamination.

Author(s) : Bowditch, T. G.

Journal article : Food Australia 1998 Vol.50 No.5 pp.230-231 ref.21

2. Evaluation of the effectiveness of a new pheromonic trap for monitoring Lasioderma serricorne (F.) in tobacco stores.

The Black Stripe Moth Trap, a funnel trap designed for monitoring storage and field moths, was tested in tobacco stores to evaluate its effectiveness on L. serricorne. The experiment took place over 12 months in 1996, in a private warehouse in Thessaloniki (Greece). The trap was applied baited with ...

Author(s) : Buchelos, C. T.; Papadopoulou, S. C.

Journal article : Anzeiger für Schädlingskunde 1999 Vol.72 No.4 pp.92-94 ref.9

4. Trogoderma angustum (Solier, 1849) (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), a museum and herbarium pest new to Britain.

An infestation of Trogoderma angustum was found in preserved birds and primates in the Royal Museum, Edinburgh, UK, on 4 August 1998. An infestation at the herbarium at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, is also described.

Author(s) : Shaw, M. R.

Journal article : Entomologist's Gazette 1999 Vol.50 No.2 pp.99-102 ref.6

6. Histopathological effects of gamma radiation on gonads of Dermestes maculatus DeGeer (Coleoptera: Dermestidae).

Histopathological observations on gamma irradiated gonads of D. maculatus were studied to evaluate the post irradiation damage in the tissue following variable doses of radiation. Normal histological structures of different developmental stages of testes and ovaries were displayed and described....

Author(s) : Huque, R.; Islam, S.

Journal article : Bangladesh Journal of Entomology 1998 Vol.8 No.1/2 pp.1-7 ref.13

7. A new Podapolipus species (Acari: Podapolipidae) from Dermestes ater (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) from Tamil Nadu, India.

Podapolipus coimbatorensis sp. nov. is described from Dermestes ater from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Author(s) : Ramaraju, K.; Rajasekaran, B.; Mohanasundaram, M.

Journal article : International Journal of Acarology 1998 Vol.24 No.3 pp.231-236 ref.10

8. Germination and vigour of rice seeds stored in different types of packaging in three micro-regions in the state of Paraíba.

Rice cv. BR-IRGA-409 seeds were stored in metal containers (MC) or burlap sacks (BS) in the open at 3 sites in Paraíba, Brazil: João Pessoa (coastal), Campina Grande (inland) and Patos (highland). Germination and vigour of seeds after 6 months were highest at Campina Grande (92% germination for MC...

Foreign Title :Germinação e vigor de sementes de arroz armazenadas em diferentes tipos de embalagem em três microrregiões do Estado da Paraíba.

Author(s) : Figueirêdo, R. M. F. de; Mata, M. E. R. M. C.; Queiroga, V. de P.

Journal article : Revista Brasileira de Engenharia Agrícola e Ambiental 1998 Vol.2 No.1 pp.84-88 ref.16

9. Royal jelly quality during storage.

Changes in the quality of royal jelly stored at 50°C for 2 h 30 min, 5 h, and 7 h 30 min and at 37°C for 7 and 15 days were investigated. Browning, pH, and the activities of diastase [α-glucosidase], invertase [β-fructofuranosidase] and glucose oxidase were analysed as quality indexes. During...

Foreign Title :La qualità della gelatina reale nella conservazione.

Author(s) : Baggio, A.; Dainese, N.

Journal article : Industrie Alimentari 1998 Vol.37 No.375 pp.1290-1294 ref.10

10. Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Col., Tenebrionidae) infesting dried insects in Worcestershire.

Several examples of T. castaneum were reported on 13th June and 2 July 1997 in a closed cardboard box containing dried Coleoptera specimens in the UK. A further 10 were found between July and August 1997. Larvae were found to be feeding on water soluble glue. Activity of larvae continued for up to...

Author(s) : Whitehead, P. F.

Journal article : Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 1998 Vol.134 No.1610-1 pp.214 ref.7

11. Cannibalism and delayed pupation in hide beetles, Dermestes maculatus DeGeer (Coleoptera: Dermestidae).

The onset of pupation can be influenced by abiotic conditions, such as temperature and humidity, but examples of facultative delays in pupation according to biotic factors, such as predators, have not been documented. In laboratory experiments, exposed pupae of Dermestes maculatus are frequently...

Author(s) : Archer, M. S.; Elgar, M. A.

Journal article : Australian Journal of Entomology 1998 Vol.37 No.2 pp.158-161 ref.21

12. Interspecific competition between the beetles Dermestes maculatus Degeer and Necrobia rufipes Degeer in dried fish.

Competition between Dermestes maculatus and Necrobia rufipes in Clarias gariepinus, was studied at four population levels (16, 30, 48 and 60), three moisture-content levels (12, 15 and 20%) and three temperatures (20, 27 and 32°C). Experiments were carried out using adult insects of both species in ...

Author(s) : Odeyemi, O. O.

Journal article : Insect Science and its Application 1997 Vol.17 No.2 pp.213-220 ref.19

13. BMBF-project: "Determination of attractants and pheromones of storage and material pests and their enzymatic production from vegetable and animal raw materials.".

This project combines the determination of some unknown or insufficiently determined sex pheromones of stored products and material pests with the development of new enzyme-technological methods for the production of pheromones with minimal chemical waste.

Author(s) : Trewin, B.; Reichmuth, C.; Francke, W.; Kleeberg, H.; Schnell, M.

Publisher : Trifolio-M GmbH, Lahnau, Germany

Conference paper : Practice oriented results on use and production of neem-ingredients and pheromones. Proceedings 5th Workshop Wetzlar, Germany, 22-25 Jan. 1996. 1997 pp.273-274

14. Possible control strategy for the control of insect infestation in traditionally processed fish in the tropics.

Insect infestation of traditionally processed fish, mainly by Calliphoridae and Dermestidae, can account for average losses of 25% of total flesh of fish and in extreme cases losses in >90% can occur. Various chemical and non-chemical remedial measures are employed by processors, but all can...

Author(s) : Johnson, C.; Esser, J.

Publisher : Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome, Italy

Journal article : FAO Fisheries Report 1997 No.No. 563 pp.357-358 ref.6

15. Development of a microbial insecticide for use against the dipteran pests of traditionally processed fish.

This paper describes the isolation and identification of new strains of Bacillus thuringiensis with activity against blowfly [Calliphoridae] and fleshfly [Sarcophagidae] larvae commonly found infesting drying fish in the tropics. Aspects relating to the safety of the strains are discussed. The...

Author(s) : Johnson, C.; Bishop, A.

Publisher : Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome, Italy

Journal article : FAO Fisheries Report 1997 No.No. 563 pp.359-363 ref.21

16. Preparations for control of moths in the home.

A table is presented of chemical preparations for domestic use against the fabric pests Tineola bisselliella and Tinea pellionella in Russia, giving details of active ingredient, formulation, manufacturer and method of application.

Author(s) : Roslavtseva, S. A.

Journal article : Zashchita i Karantin Rasteniĭ 1997 No.No. 6 pp.36-37

17. Use of neem as a growth inhibitor.

To test the effectiveness of neem against museum pests, NeemAzal T/S was tested on woollen material at 1 and 2% against larvae of the clothes moth [Tineola bisselliella]. The 2% treatment reduced damage to the material by 76%.

Foreign Title :Einsatz von Neem als Wachstumshemmer.

Author(s) : Wudtke, A.

Publisher : Trifolio-M GmbH, Lahnau, Germany

Conference paper : Practice oriented results on use and production of neem-ingredients and pheromones. Proceedings 5th Workshop Wetzlar, Germany, 22-25 Jan. 1996. 1997 pp.175-176 ref.5

19. The wool production in Spain: problems and possible solutions.

The history, current status, evolution of wool production and economic importance of the wool industry in Spain are described. In 1996, 18.4 million fleeces were produced, with Spanish Merino as the main breed. The main problems for Spanish sheep farms is low wool production compared to production...

Foreign Title :La producción de lana en España: problemática y posibles medidas.

Author(s) : Barajas Vázquez, F.; Esteban Muñoz, C.

Journal article : Avances en Alimentación y Mejora Animal 1999 Vol.39 No.4/5 pp.3-12, 29-30

21. Effects of equilibrium relative humidity on in vitro growth of Botrytis cinerea and Alternaria alternata.

Mycelial growth in vitro of B. cinerea and A. alternata responsible for postharvest loss of horticultural produce, was related to equilibrium relative humidity (e.r.h.) at ambient temp. (20°C) using solutes to adjust the osmotic water potential of the growth medium. Colony diam. growth of B....

Author(s) : Alam, S.; Joyce, D.; Wearing, A.

Journal article : Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 1996 Vol.36 No.3 pp.383-388 ref.31

22. Gamma radiation induced histopathological changes in larval midgut of the hide beetle, Dermestes maculatus (Coleoptera).

Non-treated larval midgut of Dermestes maculatus consists of an epithelial layer, a thin basement membrane, an inner circular muscle layer and outer longitudinal muscle fibres. The extent of injury to the midgut caused by ionizing radiation increases with the dose and with the time elapsed after...

Author(s) : Saidul Islam; Rezaur Rahman

Journal article : Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 1996 Vol.65 No.1/2 pp.69-71 ref.8

23. Applications of the bacteriocin, nisin.

The established uses of nisin as a preservative in processed cheese, pasteurized milk products and canned vegetables are briefly reviewed. Subsequently, more recent applications of nisin including its use as a preservative in high-moisture, hot-baked flour products and pasteurized liquid egg are...

Author(s) : Delves-Broughton, J.; Blackburn, P.; Evans, R. J.; Hugenholtz, J.

Journal article : Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 1996 Vol.69 No.2 pp.193-202 ref.67

24. Part XIX. Beetles - Coleoptera. Issue 42. Spider beetles - Ptinidae.

This is a key to the 26 species of Ptinidae known to occur in Poland. Notes are also provided on morphology, biology, economic importance and collection methods.

Foreign Title :Część XIX. Beetles - Coleoptera. Issue 42. Pustoszowate - Ptinidae.

Author(s) : Borowski, J.

Publisher : Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe (PWN) Polish Scientific Publishers, Warsaw, Poland

Miscellaneous : Klucze do Oznaczania Owadów Polski 1996 No.No. 149 pp.45 pp. ref.9

25. Lactoperoxidase suppresses acid production in yoghurt during storage under refrigeration.

Three types of fermented milk were prepared using either Lactobacillus bulgaricus, Streptococcus thermophilus or their mixed culture. Five mg/kg of lactoperoxidase (LPO) suppressed acid production in the yoghurts during refrigerated storage. The most effective suppression was observed with the...

Author(s) : Nakada, M.; Dosako, S.; Hirano, R.; Oooka, M.; Nakajima, I.

Journal article : International Dairy Journal 1996 Vol.6 No.1 pp.33-42 ref.25