Weevils mean business

Australia, 1968

Film
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The problem of weevil infestation in bulk wheat storage and its control in Australia. Weevils and other insect pests in grain are a potential danger to the well-being of Australian wheatgrowers. Shows the Board’s suggested methods of insect control on the farm and traces the story of Australian wheat from the farm to its consumption overseas.

Credits

production company

AWB Limited

Fraser Castle Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:15:57:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30316

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agricultural pests

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agricultural productivity

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Study and teaching

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farm produce - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Insect pests - Control

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Pest control

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wheat

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wheat - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Insect pests - Control

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Pest control

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Agriculture - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Australia - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MOV file H264; ACMI External Digital Access Copy

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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