Fumigation of products in the warehouses
Post-harvest grain storing is a guarantee of food security of the country. Taking into consideration that early grain are harvested in late June and need to be stored for a long time, work on elevators is carried on throughout the year.
For each type of grain (feed, seed and food) needs a separate program protection.
One of the most important measures to combat pests is fumigation (gassing). One of the most dangerous pests is weevil. Presence of infection is impossible to determine during visual inspection.
During storage, the larva develops into adults and continues to proliferate. Infected grain is unfit for food and dangerous for life.
It is requireded there are food, people and animals in the warehouse when a fumigant is used.
Saving harvest stock will help only the complex processing.
Grain protection measures possible to use during:
- collecting – in the temporary warehouses;
- transportation- in wagon, containers, vessels, the conveyor belt;
- storing – in the elevators;
- processing – in the grain shops, mills.
It is important to follow safety rules that is why fumigation works perform only professionally trained specialists – as we are talking about poisonous substances.