High-nitrogen atmosphere to control pests in storage

RESEARCH by Murdoch University is taking a high-nitrogen atmosphere into the field to assess its impact on grain-storage pests on-farm, with indications that the approach could provide a viable, insecticide-free solution to pest control.

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The research is funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) through the Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre (PBCRC) and uses membrane-based, gas-separation

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