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Aflatoxin Control in Pistachios: Removal of Contaminated Nuts, Ecological Relationships, & Biocontrol

Campbell, Bruce
University of California - Parlier
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Reduce A. flavus colonization in pistachio orchards based on 1) irrigation timing and time of harvest on early split pistachios, and 2) effects of sun and insect-feeding damage, especially naval orangeworm.
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Determine development of A. flavusin pistachios as related to irrigation timing and amount. Improve methods for detecting and removing contaminated post-harvest pistachios.
Documents SCA with University of California, Parlier, CA.
Formerly 5325-42000-019-03S (7/99).
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Agricultural Research Service
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Nuts, Seeds