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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
Abstract

Modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) produces a low-oxygen (O2) environment that can increase produce shelf life by decreasing product respiration and growth of pathogens. However, low O2 is known to increase insect tolerance to irradiation, and the use of MAP with products treated by irradiation...

Author(s)
Follett, P. A.; Wall, M.; Bailey, W.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2013, 106, 5, pp 2020-2026
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
Abstract

Currently approved irradiation quarantine treatment doses for Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillet), melon fly; Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), Mediterranean fruit fly; and Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), oriental fruit fly, infesting fruits and vegetables for export from Hawaii to the continental United ...

Author(s)
Follett, P. A.; Armstrong, J. W.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2004, 97, 4, pp 1254-1262

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