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

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Paul D. Gerhardt, University of California, Riverside.
David L. Lindgren, University of California, Riverside.

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California Agriculture 8(6):3-4.

Published June 01, 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.

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This work was undertaken at the request of and in co-operation with the California Walnut Growers Association.

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1513.

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

Paul D. Gerhardt, David L. Lindgren
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Penetration of packaging films: Film materials used for food packaging tested for resistance to some common stored-product insects

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Authors

Paul D. Gerhardt, University of California, Riverside.
David L. Lindgren, University of California, Riverside.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 8(6):3-4.

Published June 01, 1954

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Author Affiliations show

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.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

This work was undertaken at the request of and in co-operation with the California Walnut Growers Association.

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1513.


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