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Research Project: Field Testing and Residue Analysis of Minor Use Pesticides

Location: Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research

Project Number: 0500-00007-099-01-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 25, 2015
End Date: Sep 24, 2020

Objective:
Field testing and residue analysis of minor use pesticides.

Approach:
Conduct studies on candidate minor use pesticides in the field, nursery or greenhouse to obtain efficacy, phytotoxicity and yield data, and residue samples for analyses in accordance with protocols, standard operating procedures, and good laboratory practices. Determine the amount, persistence, and fate of pest control chemicals and their toxic breakdown products in minor agricultural crops.