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Research Project: Improved Postharvest Market Access Treatments for Horticultural Commodities

Location: Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

Project Number: 2040-43000-017-27-T
Project Type: Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Oct 1, 2017
End Date: Mar 31, 2020

Objective:
Contribute fruit fly cold tolerance data to a NZ biosecurity project.

Approach:
Conduct cold treatment studies to identify the most tolerant fruit fly species and life stage, and identify an effective temperature and treatment time for quarantine control in one or more fruits.