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Background: Tephritid fruit flies are serious agricultural pests. Knowledge of the host status of different fruits and vegetables is needed in support of the development of systems approaches to facilitate commodity exports as well as to readily permit quarantine regulatory officials to assess the...

Author(s)
Liquido, N.; McQuate, G.; Suiter, K.
Publisher
International Fruit Fly Steering Committee, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, 12-16 May 2014, Bangkok, Thailand, 2016, pp 420-434
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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...

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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
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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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