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EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SALMONELLA IN ALMOND PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING

Investigators
Mandrell, Robert
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2002
End date
2006
Objective
The long-term goals of the proposed study are (1) to increase knowledge of the epidemiology and ecology of SE PT 30 in the almond production environment; and (2) to develop recommendations for almond growers in the prevention and/or reduction of SE PT30 in the almond production environment. Risk factors will be assessed, a questionnaire developed for farmers and soil and stockpiles will be evaluated to determine the long-term survival of Salmonella in orchards.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5325-42000-044-01R
Accession number
405934
Categories
Salmonella
Prevention and Control
Commodities
Nuts, Seeds