Beitr. Tabakforsch. Int./Contrib. Tob. Research, 2006, 22-1, p. 1-5., ISSN.0173-783X
Lethal and sterile effects of X-ray irradiation on cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne (F.)(Coleoptera: Anobiidae)
Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
The effects of X-ray irradiation on mortality and sterility of the cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne (F.), were studied at doses ranging from 0.05 to 0.2 kGy. Irradiation above 0.1 kGy prevented eggs and larvae from developing to the adult...