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Re: Need help with seed moths

Posted by Rose on 3/10/07
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    On 3/06/07, Leslie wrote:
    > You can by seed moth traps, I think they are under 5 $.
    > They are sticky tape tents that have a little rubber thing
    > inside that gives off pheromones. These pheromones attract
    > and trap the males (or maybe the famales, cant remember), so
    > that the other sex can not breed and they die without having
    > offspring.
    > Be sure to also check the folds in the packaging of the
    > products you buy. The folds in the bottom corners of stand
    > up bags are perfect hidding spots for the larvae.
    > You can also store your excess food in the freezer in weekly
    > portions in well sealed packaging, and pull out of the
    > freezer as needed. Do not keep it all together and pull
    > in/out of freezer as this can creat condensation (going from
    > room temp to cold) that can cause your food to spoil.
    > Good Luck.
    > Someone else will probably be able to help you more. I
    > myself have been lucky enough to never have this problem, I
    > don't have much "how to" info on it.