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The presence of quarantine insect pests in fruit export can impede trade with other countries. Therefore, to reduce the risk of possible quarantine pests in exported fruit, postharvest disinfestation treatment is essential. This study investigated the effects of vapor heat treatment (VHT) on...

Author(s)
Hsu YuLin; Chen SuChin; Lin KaoWei; Shiesh ChingChang; Lin ChihHsiang; Yeh WenBin
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2018, 111, 5, pp 2101-2109
Abstract

To compare relative cold treatment tolerance across the economically important tephritid fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae), Bactrocera carambolae Drew & Hancock, Bactrocera correcta (Bezzi), Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett), four populations of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), Bactrocera zonata ...

Author(s)
Myers, S. W.; Cancio-Martinez, E.; Hallman, G. J.; Fontenot, E. A.; Vreysen, M. J. B.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2016, 109, 6, pp 2341-2347
Abstract

The use of vapor heat treatment (VHT) to disinfest oriental fruit flies (Bactrocera dorsalis) and melon fruit flies (B. cucurbitae) from Chinese papaya fruits (Carica papaya) destined for export to foreign countries was investigated. The tested papaya cultivar was Sunrise Solo from Hainan, China....

Author(s)
Lin MingGuang; Wang XingJian; Ao Su; Han YuChun; Liu FuXiu; Xu Wei; Zeng Ling
Citation
Plant Quarantine (Shanghai), 2012, No.3, pp 5-9
Abstract

Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is a quarantine pest of several solanaceous crops and tropical fruits that are treated using irradiation before export from Hawaii to the U.S. mainland. A dose of 150 Gy is approved as a generic irradiation treatment for tephritid fruit flies,...

Author(s)
Follett, P. A.; Phillips, T. W.; Armstrong, J. W.; Moy, J. H.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2011, 104, 5, pp 1509-1513
Abstract

Metabolic stress disinfection and disinfestation (MSDD) is a postharvest treatment designed to control pathogens and arthropod pests on commodities that combines short cycles of low pressure/vacuum and high CO2 with ethanol vapor. Experiments were conducted to evaluate the effect of MSDD treatment...

Author(s)
Arévalo-Galarza, L.; Follett, P. A.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2011, 104, 1, pp 75-80

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