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Commodity Pest Management Service (CPMS)

Monitoring tools for infestation detection The easiest way to avoid damages by insect pests is to prevent their occurrence and spread. Inspection and monitoring are excellent tools for early detection of insect infestation. Inspection : It should be carried out frequently and thoroughly to detect actual problem or the potential of it and evaluate its seriousness. It is important that it is scheduled routinely and is carried out by trained and qualified staff who has adequate knowledge about the stored-grain pests. Monitoring insect infestation : Monitoring for insect infestation should be carried out as per the following method(s): Visual observations involving sampling, sifting and counting Detection of latent infestation through chemical, x-rays and sound amplification Use of chemical attractants : Synthetic pheromones and food attractants are valuable where insects are difficult to locate and their population is hard to assess Use bait stations : Attractive sticky food, especially for moth and beetles Use of traps: Light traps function as an early warning monitor system nets, aspirators may be used Combination of the above methods is the best

About Commodity Management Service

Types of control measures Insect control measures can be any one or a combination of following methods:

  • Physical and mechanical methods
  • Chemical methods
  • Sanitation
  • Exclusion
  • Integrated pest management

Frequently asked questions

A:No, we do not provide fumigation service for commodity pest control. We provide other technologies to solve this issue such as spaying the infected area.
A: It’s quite effective and cheaper than fumigation service.
A:Commodity pests are rice weevil, lesser grain borer, pulse beetles, cigarette beetles, drug store beetles etc.
A: These pests can be controlled in various ways eg Physical and mechanical methods, Chemical methods, Sanitation, Exclusion, Integrated pest management.