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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

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

Evidence is presented from Hawaii to show that two varieties of Sesbania grandiflora, known to be hosts for the bean bud borer and bean butterfly, are also hosts to the fruit flies Dacus cucurbitae, D. dorsalis and Ceratitis capitata. It is thought that this should strengthen the prohibition...

Author(s)
Nakagawa, S.; Yamada, T.
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 1965, 58, 4, pp 796