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Research Project: Fumigation Treatments to Eliminate Invasive Pests of Concern in U.S.-Korea Trade

Location: Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

Project Number: 2040-43000-017-016-M
Project Type: Memorandum of Understanding

Start Date: Sep 11, 2018
End Date: Sep 10, 2021

Objective:
To collaborate on the development of phytosanitary fumigation of ornamental and horticultural quarantine pests and exchange ideas on current state and future development direction of fumigation research.

Approach:
Develop ethyl formate fumigation for invasive pests such as pineapple mealybug and invasive ants.