2009 Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions

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Mads Andersen  – (1) Sulfuryl Fluoride: Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Warming Potential

Noling, Joe (2) – Transitioning to Methyl Bromide Alternatives: a Current U.S. Assessment

Fennimore, Steven (3) - Estimated Costs to Disinfest Soil with Steam           

Porter, Ian (4) – Maintaining Biosecurity and Market Access in the Australian Strawberry Industry following Methyl Bromide Phase-out

 Phillips, Bill (5) – Meta-analysis of Methyl Bromide and Alternatives for Pest Control in Strawberry and Tomato  

Tateya, Akio (6) – Japan’s Big effort to Phase-out Methyl Bromide by 2013

Klonsky, Karen (7) – Economic Performance of Alternative Pre-plant Fumigation Treatments for Almonds

Ntow, William J. (8) –Chloropicrin and Methyl Bromide Emissions Reduction by Using Totally Impermeable Film

Gao, Suduan (9) – Measurement and Assessment of Field Emission Reductions

Chellemi, Dan O. (10) – Evaluation of Soil Fumigant Retention Under Various Solid-tarp Application Methods

Yates, Scott R. (11) – Update of Film Permeability Measurements for USDA-ARS Area-wide Research Project

Qian, Yaorong (12) – Tarp Permeability Testing at EPA       

Daugovish, Oleg (13) - Fumigant and Strawberry Variety Evaluations in Macrophomina and Fusarium Fields

Daugovish, Oleg (14) – Yellow Nutsedge Management with Chemical, Physical and Thermal Treatments

Fennimore, Steven (15) – Systems to Disinfest Soils with Heat for Strawberry and Flower Production

Fennimore, Steven (16) – Facilitating Adoption of Alternatives to Methyl Bromide in California Strawberry

Wang, D. (17) – Strawberry Production in Soilless Substrate Troughs – Water Management

Spadafora, V. J. (18) – Midas® Soil Fumigant Update – 2009

Thomas, J. E. (19) – An Improved Delivery System for Telone C35® in Florida Tomato Production

Triky-Dotan, Shachaf (20) – Microbial Aspects of Accelerated Degradation of Metam-sodium in Soil

Hensley, Jerry (21) – Nematode Control in Turf and Field Crops with Furfural, Multiguard Protect®

Barnekow, David (22) – Surfuryl Fluoride Gas Fumigant: Registration Timeline, Soil Emissions and Environmental Fate

Busacca, John, (23) – Surfuryl Fluoride: Summary of Field Trials in Florida and Georgia

Dawson, Jeff, (24) – Determination of Soil Fumigation Emission Reduction Factors

Leahy, John, (25) – EPA’s Risk Mitigation Requirements for Soil Fumigants

Walters, Thomas (26) – Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Raspberry Nurseries

Weiland, Jerry (27) – Pythium and Fusarium Species Associated with Production of Douglas-fir Seedlings

Gerik, J. S., (28) – Gladiolus Production with Methyl Bromide Alternatives Pacific Area-wide Program for Methyl Bromide Alternatives

Stoddard, G. S. (29) – Methyl Bromide Fumigation Alternative for Sweetpotato Hotbeds in California, Year 2  

Lampinen, Bruce (30) – A Mobile Platform for Measuring Canopy Photosynthetically Active Radiation Interception in Tree Crops

Noling, Joe (31) – Industry Wide Assessments of Methyl Bromide Alternatives in Florida Strawberry

Hanson, B. D. (32) – Perennial Crop Nursery Sector Progress – Pacific Area–wide Program for Methyl Bromide Alternatives

Browne, Greg (33) – Integrated Pre-plant Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Almonds and Other Stone Fruits

Beede, R. H. (34) – Update on a Preplant Methyl Bromide Alternatives Trial in a Walnut Replant Site

Wang, D. (35) - Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation for Vineyard Replants

Yates, Scott R. (36) – A New Solar Heat Pulsing Technology as a Potential Pest Control Strategy

Rosskopf, Erin (37) – Chemical Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Florida Ornamental Production

Quicke, Marie (38) – 2009 Methyl Bromide Alternatives in Alabama Forest Tree Seedling Nurseries

Noling, Joe (39) – USDA ARS Area-wide Project Large Scale Demonstration Trialing of Methyl Bromide Alternatives in Florida Strawberry

Louws, Frank  (40) – Grafting Tomato with Interspecific Rootstocks Provides Effective Management for Southern Blight and Root Knot Nematodes

Welker, Rob (41) – Research and Extension Efforts to Enable Successful Transition Away from Methyl Bromide Fumigation

Minuto, Andrea (42) – Advances in Pre-plant Application of Soil Fumigants on Minor Crops and Preliminary Results of Chloropicrin Against Root Knot Nematodes on Lettuce and Tomato in Italy

Butler, David M. (43) – Field Evaluation of Anaerobic Soil Dsinfestation in a Bell Pepper – Eggplant Double Crop

Bausher, Michael G. (44) – Tomato Rootstock Performance to Natural Populations of Root-knot Nematodes

Freeman, Josh (45) – Performance of Grafted Tomato Seedlings in Open Field Production

Wimer, Adam, (46) –Management of Tomato Bacterial Wilt on Virginia’s Eastern Shore through Cultivar Resistance and Acibenzolar-S-Methyl Applications

Mazzola, Mark (47) – Non-fumigant Management of Apple Replant Disease in Organic and Conventional Systems

McKenry, Michael, (48) – Evaluation of “Starve & Switch” Approach for Replanting Trees

Chellemi, Dan O. (49) – Evaluation of Soil Solarization on Commercial Cut Flower Farms

Chow, Edgar (50) – An Update on the Development of TIF Mulching Films

Ajwa, H (51) - Volatilization Losses of Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin from Drip Fumigated Beds Covered with Totally Impermeable Tarp

Fennimore, Steven (52) – Pic-Chlor 60 Retention Under Totally Impermeable Film in Strawberry

Freeman, Josh (53) – DMDS Retention by Totally Impermeable Film and Its Effectiveness for Tomato Production

Villahoz, Marcello D. (54) – Reduction of Methyl Bromide Dose Applications in Drip Irrigation System with TIF (Totally Impermeable Film) vs. Standard PE Film in Strawberry

Othman, Mona (55) – Strawberry Production with Reduced Rates of Methyl Bromide Alternatives Applied under Retentive Films

Vroom, Nico (56) Use of Controlled Atmosphere for Pest Control in Dried Fruits/Nuts

Vroom, Nico (57) Use of Controlled Atmosphere for Pest Control in Silos & Buildings

Schilling, Wes (58) Chemical Composition of Dry Cured Hams Fumigated with Carbon Dioxide

Schilling, Wes (59) Chemical Composition of Dry Cured Hams Fumigated with Phosphine

Walse, Spencer (60) Ovicidal Efficacy of Sulfuryl Fluoride to Stored-Product Pests of Dried Fruits

Reichmuth, Christoph (61) Response of Eggs of Corcyra cephalonica towards Sulfuryl Fluoride

Yann, Ciesla (62) Influence of Temperature and CTP on Flour Beetle Eggs after Sulfuryl Fluoride Fumigation

Williams, Robert (63) Control of Carob Moth (Ectomyelosis ceratonia) in Fresh Dates Fumigated with ProFume®

Muhareb, Jeannette (64) Evaluation of Combining Sulfuryl Fluoride, Propylene Oxide & CO2 for Stored Product Insect Control           

Dawson, Jeff (65) EPA Overview

Brijwani, Monika (66) Efficacy of a Structural Heat Treatment Against Tribolium castaneum Life Stages

Arthur, Frank (67) Esfenvalerate plus Methoprene Aerosol to Control the Indianmeal Moth

Campbell, James (68) Impact of Sulfuryl Fluoride Fumigation on Pest Populations in Rice Mills

Hosoda, Ed (69) California ProFume® Update 2009

Mueller, John (70) How is Sulfuryl Fluoride Performing as a Methyl Bromide Alternative?

Ducom, Patrick (71) Preliminary Tests on Quality of High Moisture Dates with Five Alternatives to Methyl Bromide

Hartzer, Michelle (72) Methyl Bromide and Sulfuryl Fluoride Effectiveness Against Red Flour Beetle Life Stages

Subramanyam, Bhadriraju (73) Comparing Leakage Rates of Methyl Bromide and Sulfuryl Fluoride During Structural Fumigations

Langemeier, Michael (75) Examination of the Economic Feasibility of Methyl Bromide Alternatives

Johnson, Judy (76) Radio Frequency Heat Treatments to Disinfect Dried Pulses of Cowpea Weevil

Xue, Meng (77) Development, Relative Retention, and Productivity of Red Flour Beetle on Resistant Starches

Siegel, Joel (78) Evaluating Coverage and Efficacy of Insecticides to Control Navel Orangeworm

Burks, Chuck (79) Mating Disruption for Control of Navel Orangeworm in Central California

Higbee, Bradley (80) Areawide Control of Navel Orangeworm in Almonds

Barak, Alan (81) Reduced Methyl Bromide and Sulfuryl Fluoride Quarantine Treatments for Bamboo Poles

Hennessey, Michael (82) Plant Protection and Quarantine Methods Development Projects 2009-2010: Alternatives to Methyl Bromide

Sung, Bo-Kyung (83) Application of Vapormate to Imported Banana

Liu, Yong-Biao (84) Low Temperature Phosphine Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control on Fresh Vegetables

Klementz, Dagmar (85) Phosphine Treatment of Apples for Disinfestation- Residues and Efficacy Against Pests

Gragasin, Cristina (86) Piper betle Lin. Oil as Botanical Treatment to Control Mango Pulp Weevil Sterno frigidus

Ryan, Robert (87) Ethoxofume 1000 (Ethylene Oxide) – A Niche Methyl Bromide Alternative

Walse, Spencer (88) Mapping Sulfuryl Fluoride Quarantine Control of Amyelois transitella Using Multivariate Modeling

Obenland, David (89) Implementation of CATTS Treatment Using Boxer/Palletized Peaches and Nectarines

Kuenen, Bas (90) Spring Emergence Pattern of Navel Orangeworm from Pistachio and Almond Mummies

Allen, L.H. (91) Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Studies in Gainsville: Summary 2001-2008

Owens, C.D. (92) Paladin™ (dimethyl disulfide) EUP and R&D Trial Efficacy Data Summary

Minuto, Andres (93) Per-Plant Soil Fumigation Against Armillaria mellea on Perennials in Italy

Lopez-Aranda, Jose (94) Semarnat/UNIDO Demonstrations on MB Alternatives for Strawberry in Baja California, 2009 Results

Lopez-Aranda, Jose (95) Strawberry Production in Spain: Chemical Alternatives to MB, 2009 Results

Lopez-Aranda, Jose (96) Bio-Solarization for Strawberry Production in Spain: 2009 Results

Hanson, Brad (97) Weed and Pathogen Control with Reduced MeBr in Open-Field Nurseries

Gabriel, Magdalena (98) Strawberry Production in Soilless Substrate Troughs – Plant Growth

Gerik, James (99) Strawberry Production in Soilless Substrate Troughs - Pathology

Mazzola, Mark (100) Resident Biology Restricts Macrophomina phaseolina in Brassicaceous Seed Meal Amended Soil

Shennan, Carol (101) Optimizing Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Non-Fumigated Strawberry Production in California

Tronstad, Russell (102) Economic Considerations of Grafted Seedlings in Southwestern U.S. Muskmelon Production

Kubota, Chieri (103) Evaluation of Grafted Seedlings in Commercial Muskmelon Production in Southwestern United States

Rosskopf, Erin (104) Iodomethane Phytotoxicity: Potential Role of Plant Nutrient Uptake

Kobara, Yuso (105) Permeation Rates of Soil Fumigants Through Plastic Films by the Cup Method

Villahoz, Marcello (106) TIF (Totally Impermeable Film) vs. Standard PE Film in Greenhouses.  Reduction of Methyl Bromide Dosage in Pepper Farms

Van Wesenbeeck, Ian (107) Estimating Field Volatility of Soil Fumigants using CHAIN_2D: Mitigation Methods and Comparison Against Chloropicrin and 1,3-dichloropropene Field Observations

Chow, Edgard (108) TIF™ Totally Impermeable Film for Agriculture

Sances, Frank (109) The California "Two Step Program" for Season Extension with Half the Normal Use of Fumigants

Glennon, Dennis (110) Automated Web-Based Infrared Monitoring for Milling & Quarantine Fumigations Part 2

Mazzoni, Anthony (111) Methyl Bromide Recapture System- Operation and Performance

Kitzmiller, Brooke (112) Mulch and Fumigation Film Composition and Property Descriptions

Poling, Barcly (113) Influence of Midas 50:50 and Midas 98:2 on Strawberry Plasticulture Yields in North Carolina


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