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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Development of Irradiation Treatments for High-Impact Invasive Species and Evaluation of Commodity Tolerance to Irradiation Treatments

Location: Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

Project Number: 2040-43000-016-13
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jul 15, 2013
End Date: Jun 12, 2018

Objective:
Develop phytosanitary irradiation treatments for invasive species.

Approach:
Dose response tests with insect life stages, followed by large-scale confirmatory tests with the most tolerant stage.

Last Modified: 10/24/2014
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