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MODELING INSECT MOVEMENT DURING GRAIN HANDLING IN BUCKET ELEVATORS

Investigators
Casada M
Institutions
Kansas State University
Start date
2009
End date
2012
Objective
Evaluate the mechanisms that cause the spread of infestations, and identify strategies that minimize that spread, using a mechanistic simulation model of the movement of infested grain and insects from bucket elevator boots to other locations.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5430-43440-007-02S
Accession number
418119
Categories
Predictive Microbiology
Sanitation and Quality Standards