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Research Project: Field Testing of Minor Use Pesticides

Location: Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research

Project Number: 0500-00007-118-01-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 30, 2020
End Date: Sep 29, 2021

Objective:
Field testing of minor use pesticides.

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