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DEVELOPMENT OF INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS TO REDUCE METHYL BROMIDE FUMIGATIONS FOR CONTROL OF INSECTS IN POSTHARVEST STRUCTURES

Investigators
Campbell, Bruce
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2008
End date
2013
Objective
Evaluate efficacy of potential alternatives to the use of methyl bromide as a structural treatment and improve Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs for stored-product insect pests in food facilities such as wheat flour mills, rice mills, pet food facilities, and their associated warehouses with the goal of reducing the number of methyl bromide critical use exemptions (CUEs) requested or the amount of methyl bromide used.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5430-43000-028-00D
Accession number
413226
Categories
Chemical Contaminants
Commodities
Grains, Beans, Legumes