The Khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts, is an important insect for 2 principal reasons: (a) it is a serious pest of grain in India and of malt stores in England and to some extent in California; (b) it is used as a model animal for research in nutrition (Pant 1953), on the influence of density on diapause (Burges 1963), and on the attractant pheromone (Yinon and Shulov 1967).
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 16, 1968
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