Dave Mueller "Practical Applications of Mating Disruption"
Mar 23, 2010, 14:26 PM
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The Practical Application of Mating Disruption, this is by far the most interesting topic! Dave explains that this method takes the use of pheromones to the next level. Indian Meal Moths (Stored Product Pest) is a major problem, not just here in the U.S. but a world wide problem due to their resistance to most applications.
Did you know...
The Indian Meal Moth and Saw Tooth Grain Beetle seeks out odors and lay their eggs. Poor packaging can introduce an infestation.
The process of preventing the male from locating the female to lay eggs. Pheromone lures cuts off communication between the male and female is making it nearly impossible to reproduce. This method covers 15 different moths.