Stored Grain Pests Identification - The Back Pocket Guide

Published: 14 Sep 2020

This identification guide provides a snapshot of common pests found in stored grain in Australia.

The tolerance for live storage pests in grain sold off-farm either for the domestic, human-consumption market or for the export market is nil.

With more grain being stored onfarm growers need to identify pests early and monitor – at the very least – monthly.

Regular inspection by sieving grain from the top and bottom of silos will provide an early warning of insects present.

This GRDC identification guide provides a snapshot of common pests found in stored grain in Australia.

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