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what is a food dehydrator How to Eliminate Pantry Pests

by:IKE     2019-06-16
If you don't like eating bugs for breakfast, you need to keep your pantry pests --free.Learn about the various pests that may infect your pantry from the article below and find out how to clear them.
Almost all dry, stored foods for people and pets, such as flour, biscuits, pasta, dry dog food, and even bird food, are vulnerable to intrusion from different six foodsBe able to make your life, or at least make your cooking unpleasant with legged pests.These food invaders are often referred to by people familiar with the matter as "food storage room pests" and their specialty is to make food unsuitable for consumption.Anyone who meets them can prove that this may require a completeTo get rid of them forever, a mature war, sometimes a long one.
In order to eliminate pests in the pantry and prevent them from coming back, the first step is to conduct a thorough and detailed inspection of all the materials in your home to determine which pests you are dealing, and how wide the range of infections is.There are usually more than one pest that can cause damage, or different stages of life of the same pest.To start the most successful war, you need to know your opponent and use the most suitable weapon.The most popular Pantry pests are divided into three categories: beetles, moths and worms.
If you see little redBrown beetle around grain or other cereal products, you can bet that you will be infected with "gluten worm", a common name that can refer to any of several beetles.
Get its name from 6 "teeth" located on both sides of the throat.It is very small, only about 1/10 long, thin, flat, dark red or brown in color.This beetle is usually present in packaged cereals and cereal products, seeds, nuts, dry meat, dried fruits and sweets.It lays eggs on or near food, usually in plastic packaging.Eggs hatch into small buff-colored, worm-It's like the larvae eat for a few weeks and then pupal for a week before hatching into the adult form of the beetle, which can live in your storage room 2-3 years.
The other two common beetles are red-faced beetles and interesting --Named confused flour beetle, both redBrown, about 1/7 long.They serve grains, dried peas, beans, some medicines and even peppers.Hundreds of them can live and breed in a box or bag of food, and if the box or bag of food is in the pantry, adults can migrate elsewhere in the pantry, and infect everything they think is attractive.Food in open containers that are not in contact for a long time is particularly vulnerable.Because the female beetle deposits sticky eggs that are covered up by food, it is easy to miss them before they hatch and surface.
There are dozens of other beetles that can live in your food and make life miserable, including cigarette beetle, cabinet beetle, larder beetle and spider beetle.They all like to eat cereal products or dry food. some people have interesting hobbies.For example, the beetle in the pharmacy has a variety of diets, and can even include non-edible items such as cosmetics, medicines and even stryoning.As we all know, the beetle in the pharmacy will go through a whole book shelf or chew aluminum foil or lead sheet!Some species of beetle pests can produce up to 5 generations in a year, so if you don't try to prevent it, serious pests can happen in a few months.
Most people who see tiny worms in flour or grain call them "me worms ".This term can be applied to a large number of pantry pests, all of which are related to grain products, usually wet, not frequently used and stored in undisturbed environmentsof-A place like a basement.The yellow mealworm is one of the largest insects affecting grain products, and its adult form is a black beetle about "long.Full-The yellow mealworm larvae grow about an inch long, tubular and fairly hardshelled.It usually takes about a year for worms to develop into adult beetles.The dark me worms are very similar except for their color.These two kinds of animals are usually raised in hundreds of pet foods raised in pet stores.When you take an infected bag home to your pet, you may or may have unknowingly infected the rest of your pantry.
Flour moth is the most common pest in all food storage rooms.The wingspan of adults is about inches, and they often fly around the infested areas.It takes about 7 weeks for larvae to destroy stored food to develop into moths.The Indian moth is the king of the flour moth. It is characterized by copper.Colored wings about inches long.Larvae are beige or pink, and they form a net on the surface of the infected substance.Its slightly smaller cousin, the Angou mois grain moth, is often confused with the moth attacking the costume.Their favorite food is popcorn, which develops to adulthood in 5 weeks or less.
The only way to completely eliminate and control pests in food storage rooms is to follow systematic, complete control procedures and maintain good prevention procedures after that.Taking any shortcut or canceling any step can result in complete failure and re-failureinfestation.
Look for signs of pests, such as nets, dead beetles, cocoons, live beetles, or larvae.Throw away any food that is seriously infected or has signs of previous infection.
If the infected food is valuable to you and you want to keep it, you can heat the food for at least 30 minutes at 130 degrees F, or you can put it in the fridge at 32 degrees F for at least 4 days.
Empty all the shelves, vacuum the entire area and pay close attention to the edges and corners of the cabinets.Wash racks and cabinets with warm soap and water.
Especially in cracks where shelves and walls are combined, spray a pesticide marked with the use of kitchen cabinets.If there is no sprayer, apply the pesticide with a paint brush.You can "with 1% mm proposur (Columbine) months.5% diazinon, 0.5% chlorfos (Dursban), or 0.25% resmethrin.
After the pesticide spray dries, cover the shelves with clean, untreated shelf paper before replacing food and dishes.Do not use pesticides-Because you have sprayed the shelf, the shelf paper that has been processed.
Now that you have worms in your pantryFor free, be sure to store the food in a clean, closed container so that new pests do not invade.Be sure to check the dry products you store from time to time, especially if you don't use them often.In the first sign of infection, remove the container from your pantry, either throw it away, cook it or freeze it.
With planning and vision, you can prevent infection in the pantry.But even if this happens, you can handle it fairly easily by following the plan outlined above.Once you know what you are dealing with, you can take any necessary steps to prevent it from happening againinfestation.Keeping your pantry away from all intruders will not only protect your food, but also your health.So do what you can to prevent those insect raiders from bugging you.
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