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TNAU Pitfall Trap

Pitfall traps are used for capturing insects active on grain surface and in other layers of grain. (Monitoring and mass trapping tool).

Standard Model : Standard model of pitfall trap has 2 parts, perforated lid (2 mm (or) 3 mm) and a cone shaped bottom portion.

Application of special coating with sticky material on the inner side of cone to hold trapped insects is necessary.

This procedure is tedious.

TNAU Model : TNAU model has perforated lid, cone shaped bottom which tapers into a funnel shaped trapping tube.

Hence sticky coating is dispensed with Commercial model is in plastic, simple and economical.

Easy to handle.

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