Subi’s Milling Journal column

Bhadriraju Subramanyam wrote 33 articles for the Milling Journal between 2002 and 2014. These articles have brought recent developments important to the management of stored-product insects to the attention of industry.  His columns were included in “A review of stored-product entomology information sources” and the following list has a few additions and corrections.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2002. Methyl Bromide Q & A, How Important is Methyl Bromide to the Milling Industry? Milling Journal 10 (3): 50-51.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2002. Scientists Study MB Replacement, Profume from Dow AgoSciences could be a New Option – First of a Two Part Series Milling. Journal 10 (4): 64-67.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2003. ProFume could be MB Alternative, Dow AgroScience Scientists are Evaluating a New Posharvest Tool – Final in Series. Milling Journal 11 (1): 50-52.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2003. Managing Mill Insects, Good Monitoring Program is Essential for Millers. Milling Journal 11 (2): 46-47.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2003. Heat Treatment Calculator, Software Program Helps Determine how Much Energy is Needed to Heat a Building. Milling Journal 11 (3): 46-48.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2003. Pesticide Residues an Important Issue. Milling Journal 11 (4): 42-44.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2004. Hot Technology for Killing Insects, Infrared Energy shows Promise as a Grain Disinfestation Tool. Milling Journal 12 (1): 48-50.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2004. Survey of Insects in Flour Mills, KSU Study Counts Bugs in Traps, Flour Samples in Kansas and Nebraska Facilities. Milling Journal 12 (2): 40-42.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2004. Using Traps in Food Plants, Trapping Stored-Product Insects is Easy, Interpreting Trap Catch is Not. Milling Journal 12 (3): 44-46.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2004. Defending Against Bacterial Spread, KSU Study Finds 18% of Stored-Product Insects Tested Positive for Bacteria. Milling Journal 12 (4): 45-46.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2005. Insect Reproduction Hampered by Heat, Fewer Eggs Laid and Hatched when Temperatures Soar Above 104 Degree Fahrenheit. Milling Journal 13 (1): 40-41.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2005. Stored-Pest Management Dilemma, Lack of Funding, Logistical Issues Prevent Researchers from Finding ‘Real-World’ Solutions. Milling Journal 13 (2): 40-42.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2005. Insect Control on Automatic Pilot, Scientist Explains how Insect Monitoring System Protects Stored Grain. Milling Journal 13 (3): 42-45.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2005. “Hot Technology for Killing Insects Part II, Catalytic Infrared Heaters Effective on Insects Developing in Stored Wheat.” Milling Journal 13 (4): 58-59.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2006. Rice Mill Fumigation, Effectiveness and User Perception of ProfumeTM in California. Milling Journal 14 (2): 44-47.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2006. Trapping the Indianmeal Moth, the Female Moth is More Difficult than the Male to Trap Consistently. Milling Journal 14 (3): 42-45.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2006. Effect of Humidity on Heat Treatment, during a Heat Treatment, Temperature is Biggest Factor Determining Survival Rate. Milling Journal 14 (4): 36-39.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2007. Pest Management Timing, Accurate Timing of Pest Treatments Will Improve Pest Management Effectiveness. Milling Journal 15 (1): 38-39.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2007. Impact Machines: A Look Back, in the First of a Two-Part Series, the Origin of this Insect-Control Device is Examined. Milling Journal 15 (3): 38-39.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2007. Impact Machines: Experiments, this Final Installment of a Two-Part Series Examines Past Research. Milling Journal 15 (4): 32-37.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2008. Perceptions on Grain Protectants, Kansas Producers Respond to a 2004 Survey regarding Protectants for Wheat. Milling Journal 16 (1): 44-45.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2008. Keeping Insects Out of Flour, KSU Tests Ability of Meshes to Exclude Flour Beetle Larvae. Milling Journal 16 (4): 38-42.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2009. Controlling Cigarette Beetle, KSU Professor Outlines a Method to Control Beetles with Heat. Milling Journal 17 (2): 34-35.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2009. Controlling Red Flour Beetle, KSU, Purdue, USDA-ARS Study Examines Three Treatment Methods. Milling Journal 17 (4): 22-25.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2010. Starches and Insect Control, Starches Affect Red Flour Beetle Development and Reproduction. Milling Journal 18 (1): 52-53.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2010. Controlling Red Flour Beetle, Effectiveness of Methyl Bromide, Sulfuryl Fluoride, and Heat. Milling Journal 18 (4): 32-34.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2011. Characteristics of Indian Meal Moth, Monitoring the Population with Pheromone is Important. Milling Journal 19 (1): 38-41.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2011. Aerosols for Managing Insects, these Materials have been used for a Long Time and are Still Economical. Milling Journal 19 (4): 52-53.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2012. Aersols for Managing Insects, used Properly in Mills, these Alternative Materials are Economical and Effective. Milling Journal 20 (1): 36, 38, 40-36, 38, 40.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2013. Evaluation of Chlorine Dioxide Gas, while More Testing is Needed, Early Results Look Promising in Controlling Flour Beetle. Milling Journal 21 (1): 49-51.

Subramanyam, Bh and Blossom Sehgal. 2013. Insecticides for Empty Grain Bins, Research Trials Examine Efficacy of Two Insecticides to Control Insects. Milling Journal 21 (2): 34-38.

Subramanyam, Bh. 2013. Flour milling in Greece, Despite a long history in grain processing, many facilities still need to modernize. Milling Journal 21(4): 40-44.

Subramanyam, Bh and Blossom Sehgal. 2014. Effectiveness of deltamethrin, research examines efficacy of insecticide in controlling stored-product insects. Milling Journal 22(1): 52-56.


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