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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Arthur, Franklin H
Research Entomologist
frank.arthur@ars.usda.gov
(785) 776-2783
USDA-ARS-NPA-Center for Grain & Animal Health Res.
Stored Product Insect Research/1515 College Ave.
Manhattan KS 66502

Mission:
The mission of the Stored Product Insect Research Unit is to develop economically- and ecologically-sound methods for managing insect pests in stored grain, processed commodities, and storage and processing facilities. A multi-disciplinary team conducts fundamental and applied research on new biological and ecological approaches to pest management that will prevent quality losses due to insect infestation in grains and value-added products during storage and reduce the use of traditional pesticides on grain and grain products. Successful completion of the mission will provide a sustainable supply of high-quality cereal products.

Last Modified: 11/20/2013