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.
Development of Angoumois grain moth could possibly be managed by altering nutritive and physical characteristics of cereals (Gomez et al.
Some effects of rice varieties on the biology of the Angoumois grain moth.
Susceptibility of some wheat varieties to Angoumois grain moth, Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
For example Angoumois grain moth, Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae); lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica (F.
Susceptibility of milled rice genotypes to Angoumois grain moth, Sitotraga cerealella, (Oliv.