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Retaining Export and Food Security of U.S. Specialty Crops: Low-Emission Methyl Bromide Fumigations for Quarantine and Pre-Shipment Uses

Investigators
Walse S S
Institutions
Oklahoma State University
Start date
2011
End date
2014
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. Evaluate ovicides, such as propylene oxide, to use in concert with sulfuryl flouride fumigations.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5302-43000-037-21A
Accession number
420881
Categories
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants
Food Defense and Integrity
Pesticide Residues
Commodities
Nuts, Seeds