DEVELOPMENT OF IRRADIATION TREATMENTS FOR HIGH IMPACT INVASIVE SPECIES AND EVALUATION OF COMMODITY TOLERANCE TO IRRADIATION TREATMENTS
Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research
Project Number: 5320-43000-016-07
Start Date: Jan 31, 2011
End Date: Sep 30, 2011
Determine an effective radiation dose to control invasive pests in exported commodities.
Dose response tests to determine most radio-tolerant stage, followed by large-scale validation tests with most tolerant stage. Submit data to APHIS for treatment approval.