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Checkpoint Control : New tool against quarantine insect pests
Practical solution for the isolation of infested stock using specially coated adhesive tape has been launched by Russell IPM Ltd. A company from Wales specialising in the pheromone based solution for stored products insects.
Checkpoint Control is simple devise based on special adhesive tape to isolate products infested with insects from spreading the infestation to the rest of warehouse. It is temporary measure until a long term solution is found to deal with the problem.
The key feature of Checkpoint control is the option to have the adhesive layer to be applied from both top and bottom of the tape to prevent the spread of the infestation from any way possible.
Checkpoint control can be effective in isolating the following insects.
Biscuit beetle - Stegobium paniceum
Tobacco beetle - Lasioderma serricorne
Flour beetle - Tribolium confusum, Tribolium castaneum
Merchant beetle - Oryzaephilus mercator
Saw toothed grain beetle - Orzyaephilus surinamensis
Rice, Grain and Maize weevils - Sitophilus granarius, sitophilus oryzae
Khapra beetle. http://www.youtube.com/
Russell IPM, a specialist company in the field of insect pheromones and other bio rational solutions for crop protection and public health has been active in the field of Integrated Pest Management over twenty years providing green solution in over thirty countries. In 2011 Russell IPM has received the Queen’s award for Enterprise. http://www.russellipm.com.
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Manufacturer of pheromone monitoring and control systems used in Crop protection and public health. The company promote biorational products with minimum impact on the environment and encourage biodiversity.
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