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The Use of Teretriosoma nigrescens for Biological Control of the Larger Grain Borer (Prostephanus truncatus)


10 pages

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A GTZ contribution to integrated stored-product protection

Published by:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
Postfach 5180
D-65726 Eschborn
Federal Republic of Germany

Responsible for contents:
Project: Integrated Control of the Larger Grain Borer and Associated Insect Pests in Farmers Stores.

Financed by:
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
I/0596/1,2

© 1996 GTZ

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Contents


A GTZ contribution to integrated stored-product protection

Institutions involved in biological control of the Larger Grain Borer include:

What does biological control of the Larger Grain Borer involve?

What administrative requirements need to be met?

Where can the beneficial species be obtained?

How can an institution go about breeding the predator itself?

What tests are necessary before release?

How is the predator released?

How are the results of release monitored?

What supporting are required?

Is biological control of the Larger Grain Borer economically efficient?

Where can further information be contained?