Wheat weevil

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Related to Sitophilus granarius: Wheat weevil, grain weevils
(Zool.) The grain weevil.
The rice weevil when found in wheat.

See also: Wheat, Wheat

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Insecticidal activities of Black Pepper and Red Pepper in powder form on adults of Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) and Sitophilus granarius (L.).
Bioactivities of Lavandula angustifolia essential oil against the stored grain pest Sitophilus granarius. Bulletin of Insectology 70: 129-138.
confusum and Sitophilus granarius (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) adults, comparing specifically the particle sizes.
The effects of topical application of two essential oils against Sitophilus granarius (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Tribolium confusum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae).
Contributions to the knowledge of morphology of the granary weevil (Sitophilus granarius L.), major pest of the stored cereals.
[13,14] Grain and flour processors and loaders may be exposed to grain that may become colonized with a variety of microorganisms (e.g., Sitophilus granarius) that are easily aerosolized.
Mewis & Ulrichs (2001) observed that at low doses of diatomaceous earth (0.2 and 4 g [cm.sup.-2]), a longer time of exposure is necessary to reach a satisfactory result in the control of Tenebrio molitor (Linnaeus, 1758), Sitophilus granarius (Linnaeus, 1875) and Plodia interpunctella (Hubner, 1813).
Spectrofluorimetric, spectrophotometric and chemometric analysis of wheat grains infested by Sitophilus granarius. Journal of Stored Products Research, v.50, p.42-48, 2012.
Oviposition markers have been confirmed in the granary weevil (Sitophilus granarius L.) [14] and Callosobruchus subinnotatus (Pic), George [7].