Journal of
Stored Products and Postharvest Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Stored Prod. Postharvest Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6567
  • DOI: 10.5897/JSPPR
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 156

Full Length Research Paper

Hermetic storage of maize grain in repurposed food oil containers to control maize weevils

Thomas J. Brumm
  • Thomas J. Brumm
  • Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA.
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Carl J. Bern
  • Carl J. Bern
  • Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA.
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David F. Webber
  • David F. Webber
  • Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA.
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  •  Received: 11 May 2021
  •  Accepted: 02 August 2021
  •  Published: 30 September 2021

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