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Diversity and Abundance of Corn Warehouse Pest Insect in Sumbawa District, West Nusa Tenggara

Journal: International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology (Vol.5, No. 1)

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Page : 85-90

Keywords : Pest Insect; Corn Storehouse; Sumbawa Regency.;

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Warehouse pest insects can reduce the quality and quantity of corn stored in warehouses. This study aims to examine the diversity and abundance of warehouse pest insects that infest corn in the Sumbawa Regency warehouse. The study was conducted from May to September, located in Sumbawa Regency, covering the East, Central and West regions. The identification of pest insects was carried out at the Biotechnology Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture and Biology Laboratory, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Mataram. The data is processed and reviewed using descriptive methods. The results showed that warehouse pest insects that infest corn in storage warehouses mostly came from the OrdoColoeptera and Hemiptera.

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