Silo fumigation is a cost-effective method to treat large amounts of grain product within its storage vessel (e.g. a silo). It is a viable, alternative service to shipping or container fumigation.

The use of Seva Facility’s silo fumigation service can help your business comply with strict food guidelines.

What is Fumigations : Treatment carried out in air tight enclosure for a particular exposure period with gaseous chemicals which kills insects and other pest.

Scientific Method : Fumigation with Phosphine Generator which releases phosphine gas quickly after reaction between fumigant and water directly under controlled mechanism and circulation of gaseous fumigant across the silo.


Conventional Method : Fumigation by application of fumigant directly to commodities, which reacts with moisture inside the enclosure and fumigant are circulated with help of J-system.

Fumigations are carried out to kill Stored Products Insects damaging food grains

More than 20 species of stored products insects in India but only few species are causing maximum damages.

Primary Insects damages the grain from inside the grain while Secondary Insects feeds on damaged grains

Damages % can start from 10 to 30 % if fumigation treatment were not carried out leading to huge losses.

Advantages and Disadvantages

Dynamicst Phosphine Generator Conventional Method
Phosphine Release Time Quick, within two hours Slow, Can take 3 to 4 days
Residues No chance of mixing Can get mixed while recovery
Fumigant Dispersion Better due to quick release of PH3 Uneven due to slow release
Flammability Controlled release of fumigant No Control, bifurcation of dosage is utmost necessary

About E-Pest Safayaa

E-Pest SafayaaServices Private Limited, a pest control company established in March 2016 by Hiraman Rathod, who is Msc Agriculture with specialization in Plant Pathology with 28 + years’ experience in service industry. 

Contact Us