Ionizing radiation quarantine treatments

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Hallman, Guy J.;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil
  • Subject: Insecta | Arachnida | gamma radiation | irradiation | postharvest disinfestation | radiação gama | irradiação | desinfestação pós-colheita

Irradiation is a viable quarantine disinfestation treatment which has been studied for 40 years although it has received very little commercial use. Two principal obstacles to commercial application, 1) the fact that insects are not killed immediately, and 2) consumer o... View more
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