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close this bookControlling Insect Pests of Stored Products Using Insect Growth Regulators and Insecticides of Microbial Origin (NRI, 1994, 58 p.)
close this folderSection 2: Insect growth regulators: general account
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Effect of insect growth regulators on non-target organisms

IGRs have generally been regarded as harmless to beneficial insects, but their effects on the parasitoid and predatory insects which occur in storage situations have not yet been investigated. These effects will need to be determined before IGRs are widely used as grain protectants.