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An Improved Light Trap for Insects

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 July 2009

C. B. Williams
Acting Chief Entomologist, Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt


In Bulletin No. 28 of the Technical and Scientific Service of the Ministry of Agriculture of Egypt I described a new type of light trap for collecting insects which had the advantages that the insects were rapidly killed in good condition for identification, that the light was visible in all directions, and that it could be used with either electricity or acetylene by an untrained worker.

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