In this short review paper, possible alternatives to manage some key stored product insects pests are discussed. With the phase out of methyl bromide and insects developing resistance to phosphine, fumigants available to manage stored product insects are becoming limited. Potential non-chemical alternatives, those are environmentally benign and do not leave harmful residues on treated products are most favoured. Two techniques; sex pheromone based mating disruption and ozone gas, are explored as safer insect management tools in this paper.
Mahroof, Rizana M.
"Chemical Alternatives for Managing Key Stored Product Insects,"
Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science: Vol. 17
, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarcommons.sc.edu/jscas/vol17/iss1/2