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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Phytosanitary Irradiation Treatments for High-Impact Invasive Pests

Location: Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

Project Number: 2040-22430-025-31
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Jul 10, 2014
End Date: Sep 30, 2014

Objective:
To develop irradiation treatments for high impact invasive species.

Approach:
Rear insects, dose response testing with various life stages, large scale studies with most tolerant life stage in commodities, propose quarantine radiation dose, seek APHIS approved treatment protocol, tech transfer.

Last Modified: 10/21/2014
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