Grain moth

Sitotroga cerealella Crop: Stored grain, especially maize Why is it a problem? The grain moth is an important pest of whole cereal grains, especially maize. It destroys the inside of grains, resulting in weight loss. Where and when is it a problem? Grains moths are less widespread than grain weevils. …

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Grain weevils

Sitophilus species Crop: Stored grain, especially maize Why is it a problem? Grain weevils are the most important stored grain (post-harvest) pests in Bhutan. The attack whole grains, especially of maize. Where and when is it a problem? They can cause high losses below about 1,200 m asl, intermediate losses …

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Stored grain

Grains (mainly rice and maize) are mostly grown for self consumption and domestic sale. Export is minor: 7 MT of rice in 2014 (compared to 79,406 MT imported), 5,728 MT of wheat and barley (compared to 23,264 MT imported) and 1 MT of other cereals (compared to 72 MT imported). …

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