Pest Management Tools Part 1

Equipment for pest administration of saved grains

TNAU insect chase entice

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Using a entice to seek out pests hidden in saved grain is a comparatively various technique. There are three main parts to this entice: the principle tube, the insect entice, and the removable cone on the backside.

2 mm at equal distances in the principle tube. It makes holes of diameter.


Insects love air and interested in air. It makes use of the identical factor on this approach.


Insect traps embody wheat, rice, and so on. In related grains, the white cone has raised in such a means that it comes down as proven within the determine. The prime pink cowl must be degree with the grain. Insects will appeal to to the air in the principle tube and enter by way of holes. Once inside, they fall right into a removable cone on the backside. After that, they may haven’t any means out and can stick there perpetually. This white cone can eliminated as soon as per week to kill pests.

Key Features

No chemical substances, no unwanted effects, no upkeep prices.


These traps embody food-borne bugs and particularly saved grain Rhizopertha Dominica (F), Cytophilus loopy (L), and Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) bugs; Performs glorious efficiency in detection. It has additionally discovered to carry out higher than commonplace regular sampling (spare sampling) within the variety of bugs caught and detected. Insect detection fee (entice: regular pattern) discovered to be greater within the entice than the traditional sampling technique. These ratios ranged from 2: 1 to 31: 1. Trapped insect traps: Normal samples ranged from 20: 1 to 121: 1.

Combined 2-3 traps / 25 kg. These traps function glorious group traps when utilized in containers (28 cm in diameter and 39 cm). For this, it ought to place them within the prime 6 inches of the grain. Insect motion is excessive on this space through the early levels of storage. These traps can get rid of over 80% of the pests in 10-20 days.

TNAU Pit Traps

This entice helps to catch bugs which might be lively on the floor of the grain and in different layers. (Monitoring and group entice tools)

Certified sample

The commonplace sample includes two components: a perforated lid (2 or 3 mm in diameter) and a conical half on the backside. This course of is tedious.

TNAU paradigm

This mannequin has a perforated lid, a conical half on the backside, and a funnel-shaped faucet entice hooked up to the underside. This eliminates the necessity to use sticky substances. The industrial mannequin is in plastic and is straightforward and cheap. Easy to deal with (solely Rs. 25 per entice)

TNAU two in a single mannequin entice

The new two-in-one mannequin entice is a mixture of a perforated tube, an insect entice system, a chase entice with a storage tube, and a conical pit with a perforated cowl and a entice with a pointed angle on the backside. Combining the 2 traps will increase the insect entice. This may be very helpful for bugs in pulses as these bugs roam the floor of the grain. It doesn’t have the tedious technique of making use of a sticky substance on the within of the cone to catch bugs. In this, it catches the bugs alive, so the pheromones secreted from them improve the probabilities of attracting an increasing number of bugs to the entice.

Viewer tools

It has a conical cup with a lid on the prime and holes of three mm. It attaches a (*1*)field and a spherical plate to the underside of the cup. It coats the plate with a Vaseline-like adhesive. Before storing the pulses, the farmer ought to take 200 gm of pulses and hold them in a cup. When the variety of bugs will increase, due to their behavior of wandering, they enter the holes and fall into the entice. The farmers can simply detect these sticky substances, and so they can take the grains to dry within the solar. They can use tools with holes of two mm for cereals. This helps to cut back the variety of bugs to start with in order that the incidence of bugs decreases later. Also, discovering bugs occasionally helps to avoid wasting helpful grains.

TNAU automated pest cleansing bin

This field destroys the bugs by itself. This field has 4 main components: field, inside perforated field, storage container, and lid. The field takes benefit of the insect’s behavior of wandering round within the saved grain and being interested in ethereal components. It shops the grain in a perforated container contained in the container. The playful air between the indoor and out of doors compartments gives higher air flow to the bugs. When the bugs are wandering, they enter the opening to get air and slip and fall into the storage container. It makes use of perforated sticks within the inside field to catch bugs rapidly.

This field is helpful for storing rice, wheat, pulses, fenugreek, and so on. This field can defend the grain from pests corresponding to rice weevil, grain borer, pink flour beetle, noticed tooth beetle. This helps to destroy over 90% of the pests in simply 10 days.


Insect injury was solely 1-4% in grains saved for 10 months in automated pesticide bins (100 and 500 kg). The similar proportion was 33 to 65% after 10 months of storage in a easy container. After 10 months r. Dominica, S. The variety of Orizai bugs was 0-2 per kg in 100 kg automated pesticide bins, whereas the identical quantity was 5-191% per kg in easy bins. Was.

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