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 Indian meal moth ( Plodia interpunctella )
Adults are 5.0 to 8.0 mm long and their wings are brown. Larvae infest various kinds of dried foods such as grains, soybean milled cereals, spices, nuts, dried fruits, and pet foods. They develop into adults in about two months under moderate temperatures. Fully grown larvae disperse form their habitats to papute at another places. Using their strong mandibles, they bore into the packages of foods. noshime
 Tobacco moth ( Ephestia elutella )

Adults are 6.0 to 9.0 mm long and their wings are light brown. The larvae are the most harmful insects to dried tobacco leaves. They develop into adults in about two months under moderate temperatures and appear three to four times per year.

 Rice moth ( Corcyra cephalonica )

Adults are 6 to 12mm long and their wings are pale buff-brown. Females lay 100 to 400 eggs in or near the foods. The larvae infest many dried foods such as grains, oil seeds, beans, dried fruits, spices, and beverages. They produce a large amount of webbing and frass before spinning a dense white cocoon. The larvae develop into adults in about two months.

 What's "GACHON®"?
gachon "GACHON®" is monitor for three moths.
The monitoring device is designed to be put on the wall.
It releases a pheromone to attract male of target insects, which are captured by a glue sheet.

The device has very high attraction and capture ability.

"GACHON®" is available for the following moths.
Indian meal moth (Plodia interpunctella)*
Tobacco moth (Ephestia elutella)
Rice moth (Corcyra cephalonica)

*This lure can also attract mediterranean flour moths (Ephestia kuehniella) and almond moths (Cadra cautella).

tobacco** and food processing factory, container, warehouse of tobacco leaf, cigarette**, food materials and processed foods, etc.
**Tobacco moth only is used in the tobacco industry.


"GACHON®" is used for early detection of the occurrence of target insects and determination of the sources of their occurrence.

Furthermore, "GACHON®" provides the following function by counting the number in facilities.
  ・Survey on seasonal variation in occurrance
  ・Check in pest control , etc.

 For safety

The lure contains minute amount of synthetic sex pheromone.

The lure contains no harmful materials and insecticide and is thus designed human- and environment-friendly.

Sex lures
 How to use

Put the device on the wall or the suitable location.
Recomendation : Height 1.5 m above the floor
            Interval 5 to 10 m apart
Replacement : one month after opening

Place the devices away from manufacturing lines so as to avoid attracting adults that could contaminate the products.
The devices should be placed at more than 10~20 m away from entrances to avoid attracting adults that are living out doors.

 Shelf life and storage

The shelf life is one year after the manufacturing date.
Use up the products within the expiration date.
Keep the products in the dark, cool and dry conditions.
Storing the lures in a refrigerator or a place over 40℃ will cause them to deterioate.

  Specifications & appearance

・Glue board 10PCS, Sex lure 10PCS (1Package)/Case


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