Guides on managing stored grain
- Protection of farm-stored grains, oilseeds and pulses from insects, mites and moulds
- This publication describes pests of farm-stored grains, oilseeds and pulses and outlines methods for their prevention, detection and control.
- Spoilage and heating of stored agricultural products
- The objective of this manual is to provide some basic information on the causal factors of spoilage, self-heating, and self-ignition in stored agricultural products, on methods used for the prevention, detection, and control of such problems, and on the behavior and management of selected commodities in storage.
Did you know?
The moisture content of grain also affects the extent to which insects and mites infest stored crops and cause them to heat and spoil.
More than 60 species of insects can occur in stored grain and grain products in Canada.
Mycotoxins are naturally-occurring fungal products which are poisonous when eaten or inhaled. These toxins occur in grain-based feeds, foods and dusts.
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