Photo 1. The larvae of the grain moth, Sitotroga cerealella, bores into the kernel of grains and eats the endosperm and germ.
Grain moth, Angoumois grain moth, rice grain moth
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
1Information from Swaine G (1971) Agricultural Zoology in Fiji. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London; and CABI (2012) Sitotroga cerealella (grain moth) Crop Protection Compendium (www.cabi.org/cpc); and Department of Entomology, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, Insect Advice from extension: Angoumois grain moth; and from Plant Pests of the Middle East. Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier) (http://www.agri.huji.ac.il/mepests/pest/Sitotroga_cerealella/). Photos 1&2 Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood.org.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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