Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/27/2007
Publication Date: 12/21/2007
Citation: Heather, N., Hallman, G.J. 2007. Development of Postharvest Phytosanitary Disinfestation Treatments. In: Pest Management and Phytosanitary Trade Barriers. Wallingford, UK:CAB International, p. 71-95. Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: This book chapter by Neil Heather and Guy Hallman, in “Pest Management and Phytosanitary Trade Barriers,” CABI Press, provides guidelines for developing phytosanitary treatments. In order to provide harmony, international protocols are cited where available. Important variables, such as the commodity, pest identity, test populations, most tolerant stage, rearing, holding, treatment, host material, criterion for efficacy and influence of treatment technology are discussed and solutions offered. Model research protocols are offered. Statistical analyses are discussed, as well as the submission of research results to regulatory agencies.