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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

Out of 60 quarantine insect pests in Korea, 42 species are classified into tephritid fruit flies. Most of these fruit flies are attracted to two natural products, methyl eugenol (ME) or raspberry ketone. Paraffin wax has been devised to formulate these lures. The formulated lures were applied to...

Author(s)
Kim YongGyun; Imam, M.; Al-Baki, M. A.; Ahn JeongJoon
Publisher
Korean Society of Applied Entomology, Suwon, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Applied Entomology, 2018, 57, 1, pp 51-52
Abstract

Cold storage is used to preserve fruit quality after harvest during transportation in marketing channels. Low temperature can be a stressor for insects that reduces survivorship, and cold storage may contribute to the efficacy of postharvest quarantine treatments such as irradiation against...

Author(s)
Follett, P. A.; Snook, K.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2013, 106, 5, pp 2035-2042
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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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