CCI Notes 3/4 Preventing Infestations: Control Strategies and Detection Methods

CCI Notes 3/1 Preventing Infestations
Source: Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI)

Many materials housed in museums are susceptible to deterioration by insects, fungi, and rodents. While a few insects found among many artifacts may not incite great concern, certain conditions allow pests to progress from grazing and perforation to complete destruction of artifacts.