Sitotroga cerealella, also known as Angoumois grain moth
, is a primary pest of stored grains (Pacheco & Paula 1995; Puzzi 2000).
Exploitation of newer botanicals as rice grain protectants against Angoumois grain moth
, Sitotroga cerealella Oliv.
carnea was mass cultured on the eggs of rice grain moth
(Corcyra cephalonica), but it has a good feeding potential on different insect pests of cotton.
The angoumois grain moth
, Sitotroga cerealella Olivier (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) has been considered a primary colonizer of stored grain in subtropical and warm temperate regions of the world (Fouad et al., 2013), especially on stored rice and wheat in China (Yang et al., 2012).
2: Percentage of operations that named one of the following arthropods as causing problems in stored rough rice in the past 5 years: Angoumois grain moth
, Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier); Indianmeal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Hübner); lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica (Fabricius); mites; red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst); rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus); spiders or wasps.
Exploitation of newer botanicals as rice grain protectants against Angonmois grain moth
Sitotroga cerealella oliv.
These include mustard aphids (Lipaphis erysimi) cotton mealybug (Phenacoccus solenopsis), grain moth
eggs (Sitotroga cerealella) and honey.
'Among the more important pests are the granary weevil, rice weevil, lesser grain borer, Angoumois grain moth
, confused flour beetle and the saw-toothed grain beetle.
Life table and biological studies of Harmonia axyridis Pallas (Col.: Coccinellidae) reared on the grain moth
eggs of Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier) (Lep., Gelechiidae).
Resistance in stored rice varieties against Angoumois grain moth
, Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
During storage, these cereals are vulnerable to infestation by a variety of insects, especially to Angoumois grain moth
, Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier) which has a cosmopolitan distribution (Cotton, 1960) and has displayed an affinity for rice varieties with different levels of resistance (Rizwana et al., 2011).
For example Angoumois grain moth
, Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae); lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae); weevils complex, Sitophilus spp.