Project Number: 2040-43000-017-23-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement
Start Date: Apr 1, 2017
End Date: Sep 30, 2017
To develop phytosanitary irradiation treatments for quarantine insects such as western flower thrips.
Develop rearing methods, compare radiation tolerance of life stages found in/on commodity, identify most tolerant stage, large-scale testing with potential dose against most tolerant life stage.