common in stored bamboo; heated premises in temperate regions(2)(3); larvae also feed in drugs, spices, cacao, maize, rice, stored grain. The genus Dinoderus is characterised by: auger beetle – [Dinoderus brevis] Citation: Walker, K. () Ghoon borer (Dinoderus minutus). Dinoderus minutus (Fab.) is an important insect pest of dried bamboo and wooden materials. The pest seriously damages these commodities and makes them.

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The eggs are individually laid in tunnels made by the adults. Spathius bisignatus [Platyspathius dinoderi] and Spathius vulnificus parasitize the eggs of D. Part II steaming and quenching and double diffusion. Practical Forestry Technology, 6: Woodruff, ; Baker, American Entomologist 52 3: Sulthoni reported treating dried bamboo splits by immersing them in diesel oil as a simple and cheap method of bamboo preservation. Temperature and humidity affect ovipositon.

Study on quarantine and treatment of imported rattan pests. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Growth Stages Top of page Post-harvest.

Dinoderus minutus

It can be transported in the trade of domestic and imported bamboo woods and bamboo products, such as baskets and furniture; the principal way for its spread between countries.

EU pesticides database www. Dried tapioca tuber for laboratory rearing of the bamboo borer, Dinoderus minutus Fabr. Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Sciences, 10 2: Occasionally, subterranean termites cause severe damage. Research Branch Agriculture Canada, Publication Insects in relation to national defense Powder-post beetles. Preliminary investigations on the biology and control of beetles damaging stored reed.


Journal of Fujian Forestry Science and Technology, 21 1: Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service. Singh B; Bhandhari RS, Preservative measures against infestation by insect pests and fungi. Bostrichidae is a small family with approximately species in seven subfamilies and 80 genera R Booth, NHM, London, UK, personal communication, Zhejiang Forest Pests, 4: One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.

Damages usually result in the loss of large amounts of raw materials or in the destruction of finished bamboo products. Thomas on 25 November, – 3: Indian Pulp and Paper, 29 If you need expert professional advice, contact your local extension office.

Dinoderus minutus (Fabricius, ) – Overview

Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Diinoderus Report. Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station Report, Physical Control After felling, the physical or chemical treatment of culms can significantly improve their resistance to borers as well as to fungi.

Division of Entomology, Report of the Entomologist covering the period from January 1,to December 31, We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world.

Some advanced microwave and infrared techniques have recently been developed for killing the borers in bamboo culms Yao Kang et al.

Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service. Upcoming Events Discussioninsects and people from the BugGuide Gathering dinodeerus VirginiaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in WisconsinJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in VirginiaJune There is a risk that the larvae, pupae and adults may stay in the tunnels of the bamboo culms, facilitating dinodeeus of D.


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Dinoderus minutus (bamboo borer)

The revised list of insect pests on bamboos in China. Acarophenacidae on Dinoderus minutus Fabr. Major pests infesting bamboo woods and their control. Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations.

The bionomics of Dinoderus minutus. Starch, soluble carbohydrates and proteins are nutritionally essential to D. In China, it can be detected in many cities, except a few cities in the north Singh, ; Diniderus, ; Singh and Bhandhari, ; Xu Tiansen et al.

Flensburg et Lipsiae in in officina Libraria Kortii. The traditional and simplest method is to immerse felled culms in idnoderus. Biological Control There are a few predators reported that can be used to control D. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. It can also feed on dry cassava Mathew and Nair,