Abstract

Historically, both non-ionizing and ionizing radiation have been investigated for stored-product insect control. Non-ionizing radiation with quantum energy that is at least 2 orders of magnitude lower than that required to disrupt bonds of common organic molecules is benign compared to ionizing radiation. A comparison between non-ionizing and ionizing energy is shown in Table 1.

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Electron Volt Throughput Rate Insect Mortality Selective Heating Tribolium Confusum 
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  • Steven L. Halverson
  • Sam V. Nablo

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