Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Penetration of packaging films: Film materials used for food packaging tested for resistance to some common stored-product insects

Authors

Paul D. Gerhardt
David L. Lindgren

Authors Affiliations

Paul D. Gerhardt is Assistant Entomologist, University of California, Riverside; David L. Lindgren is Entomologist, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 8(6):3-4. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n06p3. June 1954.

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Abstract

A nontransparent laminated film containing aluminum foil proved relatively resistant to insect penetration– but not insect proof–in tests of film materials used for packaging dried fruits, nuts, candies, cereals, grains, meats, cheese, and other food products.

Gerhardt P, Lindgren D. 1954. Penetration of packaging films: Film materials used for food packaging tested for resistance to some common stored-product insects. Hilgardia 8(6):3-4. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n06p3
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