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Tomato brown rugose fruit virus: Survival of the virus and efficacy of disinfection approaches

Investigators
Adrian Fox
Institutions
Fera Science Ltd
Start date
2019
End date
2019
Objective
The survival of the virus will be investigated both as ‘untreated’ and following disinfection. The key objectives will be to investigate: 1) Survival of the ToBRFV on skin and gloves (Nitrile) 2) Handwashing to reduce the risk of contamination in the glasshouse 3) Survival of the virus on glasshouse surfaces and tools 4) Efficacy of disinfection approaches on glasshouse surfaces and tools
Project source
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Project number
PE 033
Categories
Risk Assessment, Management, and Communication
Commodities
Produce