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Toxicity of ethyl formate to adult Sitophilis oryzae (L.), Tribolium castaneum, (herbst.) and Rhysopertha dominica (F.)

Xin, Ni; Ren, Y. L.; Forrester, Robert; Ming, Xue; Mahon, Daphne

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Fumigations were conducted using a continuous flow-through laboratory process to maintain constant concentrations of ethyl formate and low levels (<0.8%) of respiratory carbon dioxide. The procedure minimised the effects of sorption by exposing test insects without media and minimised the effect of carbon dioxide by use of continuous flow. The concentration×time (Ct) products of ethyl formate for adult Sitophilus oryzae, Tribolium castaneum and Rhyzopertha dominica at 25 °C and 70% relative...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/61337
Source: Journal of Stored Products Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.jspr.2008.02.003

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