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Optimization of ¿Horn¿ Phosphine Fumigations to Retain California Walnut Exports

Investigators
Walse S S
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2011
End date
2013
Objective
Ensure pest-free security and food safety of walnuts in postharvest marketing channels via the development of efficient, economical, and environmentally benign chemical treatments. Retain and expand export of California-grown walnuts. Collect insecticidal efficacy data using the ¿Horn¿ Vaporphos phosphine fumigation system and optimize to specifically address the rapid through-put processing demands of the walnut industry.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5302-43000-037-11R
Accession number
421932
Categories
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants
Commodities
Nuts, Seeds