Major insects of stored food grains

KM Sheetal Banga, Sunil Kumar, Nachiket Kotwaliwale and Debabandya Mohapatra 

International Journal of Chemical Studies

Article · December 2019

Abstract: Insects are the major threat for causing the post-harvest losses in stored food grains. It causes the qualitative as well as quantitative losses in cereals, food legumes and oilseeds during the storage. To reduce the losses caused by insects, it is necessary to know the type of insects occurred in specific food grains. Damage caused by insect infestation in stored food grains affects the processing quality as well as reduced the nutritional quality. This article represents an overview of major insects of stored food grains.