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Research Project: Development of Irradiation Treatments for High-Impact Invasive Species and Evaluation of Commodity Tolerance to Irradiation Treatments

Location: Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

Project Number: 2040-43000-016-12-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Jun 13, 2013
End Date: Sep 30, 2013

Objective:
Develop phytosanitary irradiation treatments for invasive pests.

Approach:
Dose response tests with insect life stages, followed by large-scale confirmatory tests with the most tolerant stage.