2011 Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions

Conference Proceedings

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Conference Cover Page
Title Page
Program Committee
Conference Objectives
Sponsor's Page
Moderator Instructions
Presenters
Conference Program
Steve Montzka -Methyl Bromide in the Atmosphere: A Scientific Overview and Update

Jeremy Arling – CUEs, Carry Over Stocks

Rick Keigwin – OPP Update on Fumigant Issues

Randy Segawa – California Regulatory Update

Gordon Gordh QPS Use of Methyl Bromide

Ron Mack– International Forestry Quarantine Research Group (IFQRG) Update

Bill Chism – Request and nominations for CUEs

Kitty Cardwell  – NIFA Methyl Bromide Transition Integrated Grants Program

Marco Pinzon - Overview of MeBr Projects Funded by the Multilateral Fund of the Montreal Protocol

Kobara, Yuso ( 1 ) -  Biostimulated Redox Processes in Soils Disinfested with Ethanol Solution

Daugovish, Oleg ( 2 ) - Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Southern California Strawberries

Daugovish, Oleg ( 3 ) - Non-fumigant Combinations for Management of San Andreas Strawberry in a Buffer Zone Infested with  Fusarium oxysporum and Macrophomina phaseolina   
          

Ji, Pingsheng ( 4 ) - Non-Fumigants as Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Managing Vegetable Diseases and Weeds

Cabrera, Alfonso ( 5 ) - Effects Of Landscape Fabrics on Pest Control in a Raised-Bed Trough System for Strawberry  Production Without Fumigation

Mazzola, Mark ( 6 ) - Advances in Brassica Seed Meal Formulation for Replant Disease Control

Simmons, L. J., ( 7 ) - Control of Meloidogyne spp.  in Vegetables Using In Vitro produced Pasteuria Sp.

Dickson, Donald W. ( 8 ) - Vegetable Production in the Absence of Methyl Bromide

Louws, Frank ( 9 ) - Grafting Tomatoes as an IPM Tool to Manage Soilborne Diseases

Daugovish, Oleg ( 10 ) - Fumigant and Strawberry Variety Evaluations in Macrophomina and Fusarium Infested Fields

McKenry, Michael ( 11 ) - Fifty Years with a Nematode-Free Nursery Program

Gao, Suduan ( 12 ) - Application of Low Permeability Tarp in Perennial Field Fumigation

Scholten, Rodney ( 13 ) - TIF Film Technology – The Missing Link in Fruit and Vegetable Production?

Chow, Edgard A. ( 14 ) - TIF Continues to take Root – Fumigant Dose Reduction in a Melon Trial in Costa Rica

Sances, Frank ( 15 ) - Efficacy and Proof of Concept of Herbicide Coated Plastic Mulch for Use in Alternative Strawberry and Tomato Systems

Louws, Frank ( X) – Totally Impermeable Film for Fumigant Rate Reduction in North Carolina

Smith, Charles ( 17 ) - Fumigants, EPA’s Science Update

Noling, Joseph W. ( 18 ) - Impacts of Traffic Pans and Deep Shank Fumigant Injection on Strawberry Yield and Sting Nematode Control

Ajwa, Husein ( 19 ) - Chloropicrin and 1,3-Dichloropropene Field Flux Studies

Sullivan, David A. ( 20 ) – Airborne Flux as a Function of Time of Tarp Cutting for Chloropicrin and 1,3-Dichloropropene

Gao, Suduan ( 21 ) - TIF Tarp on Emission and Fumigation Movement in an 8-Acre Field

Beede, R. H. ( 22 ) - Update on a Pre-plant Methyl Bromide Alternatives Trial in a Walnut Replant Site

Klonsky, Karen ( 23 ) - Economic Feasibility of Alternatives Developed by the Pacific Area-Wide Pest Management Program

Gerik, James S. ( 24 ) - Calla Lily Production with Methyl Bromide Alternatives – Pacific Area Wide Project for MBA

Fennimore, Steven J. ( 25 ) - Facilitating Adoption of Alternatives to Methyl Bromide in California Strawberries

Noling, Joseph W. ( 26 ) - USDA ARS Area Wide Project: Large Scale Field Demonstrations of Methyl Bromide Alternatives in Florida Strawberry 2010-11

Louws, Frank ( 27 ) - ARS Area Wide Project in North Carolina and Surrounding States   

Hanson, Bradley D. ( 28 ) - MB Alternatives for the California Perennial Nursery Industry – A PAW Project Update

Walters, Thomas ( 29 ) - Productivity and Economics of Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Raspberry Nursery

Wang, Dong ( 30 ) - Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Grape Replant

Stoddard, Scott ( 31 ) - The Hotbed System for Sweet Potato Planting Stock:  Is Soil Fumigation Necessary?

Browne, Greg ( 32 ) - Integrated Pre-plant Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Almonds and Other Stone Fruits

Jackson, Paul ( 33 ) - Five Years of Methyl Bromide Alternatives Research in Forest Tree Nurseries

Welker, Robert ( 34 ) - Stewarding Paladin® Into the Fumigant Market

Freeman, Josh ( 35 ) - Reduced rates of Dimethyl Disulfide in Combination with Totally Impermeable Film

Othman, Mona ( 36 ) - Paladin® (DMDS), Midas®, and Pic-Clor 60® for Strawberry Production in California

 
Freeman, Josh ( 37 ) - Reduced Rates of Iodomethane in Combination with Totally Impermeable Films

Spadafora, James ( 38 ) - Iodomethane (MIDAS®) Soil Fumigant Update – 2011

Wade, Layne ( 39 ) -  Efficacy of Midas Against Armillaria Root Rot of Cherry – Lab and Field Studies

Chellemi, Dan O. ( 40 ) - Evaluation of Iodomethane and Chloropicrin on Pepper Under Two Diverse Irrigation Scenarios

Triky-Dotan, Shachaf ( 41 ) - Iodomethane Efficacy and Fate in California Soils

Legard, Dan ( 42 ) - Developing Non-Fumigant Based Strawberry Production System for California

Thomas, Hillary Q. ( 43 ) - Production of Strawberry in Substrates

Shennan, Carol ( 44 ) - Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation: California

Rosskopf, Erin ( 45 ) - Field Evaluation of Non-fumigant Pest Control for Florida Strawberry Production

Fennimore, Steven J. ( 46 ) - Soil Disinfestation in Strawberry with Steam

Mazzola, Mark ( 47 ) - Potential of Biofumigation for Soilborne Pest Control in Strawberry

Klonsky, Karen ( 48 ) - Economic Performance of Non-fumigant Strawberry Production Systems

Gragasin, Cristina ( 49 ) - Potential of Piper Betle Oil for Control of Postharvest Fungi

Siegel, Joel ( 50 ) - Implementing a Systems Approach to Control Navel Orangeworm In California

Pupin, Francine ( 51 ) - Control of Bean Thrips and Light Brown Apple Moth with Vapormate

Swords, Pete ( 52 ) - Current Methyl Bromide Recapture Technologies and Uses

Liu, Yong-Biao ( 53) - Potential of Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control

Mitch, William ( 54 ) - Design Of Carbons for Catalytic Destruction of Methyl Bromide by Reduced Sulfur Species

Hall, Wiley ( 55 ) - The Capture and Destruction Of Methyl Bromide Vapors Following Post-Harvest Fumigation

Pignatello, Joseph ( 56 ) - Catalytic Oxidation for Elimination of Methyl Bromide Fumigation Emissions

Arthur, Frank ( 57 ) - Insect Pest Management In Rice Mills

Arthur, Frank ( 58 ) - Efficacy of Insecticide Treatments On Resident Populations of the Red Flour Beetle

Burks, Charles ( 59 ) - Monitoring Indianmeal Moth In the Presence Of Mating Disruption

Barnekow, David ( 60 ) - Profume® Gas Fumigant:  US and Global Regulatory Update

Williamson, Peter ( 61 ) - Profume Moving Forward In Australia

DeMark, Joe ( 62 ) - Documentation of the Diverse Benefits and Uses Of Profume® Gas Fumigant In the United States

Hosoda, Ed ( 63 ) - The Commercial Acceptance of Non-Fumigant Alternatives

Komm, Dean ( 64 ) - Use of Vacuum/Steam In Quarantine Treatments

Johnson, Judy ( 65 ) - Low Pressure Treatments for Codling Moth On Fresh Fruits

Bailey, Woodward ( 66 ) - PPQ Irradiation Program: Current Status

Jeffers, Laura ( 67 ) - PPQ Irradiation Program: Research and Future Directions

Mack, Ron ( X ) - Evaluation of  Vacuum Steam Treatment (VST) for Whole Log Export

Walse, Spencer ( 68 ) - Postharvest Fumigation Research At USDA-ARS

Hennessey, Mike ( 69 ) – APHIS-PPQ Alternatives Methods Development Completed 2011 and Planned 2012

Zilberman, David ( 70 ) - The Economic Impacts of Banning Methyl Bromide for Postharvest Uses (cancelled presentation)

Glennon, Dennis ( 71 ) - Web Based Fumigation Monitoring for Quarantine Fumigations Part 3

Gear, Ian ( 72 ) - New Zealand - Addressing the Challenges

Farnsworth, George ( X ) - Methyl Bromide Off-Gassing from Chilean Fruit Treatment during Transport and Cold Storage: Investigation, Mitigation and Regulatory Plan

McAllister (X ) - Methyl Bromide Worker Exposure & Commodity Fumigations

Dawson, Jeffery ( 73) - EPA Comments and Other Impacted Stakeholders

Gao, Suduan ( 74 ) - Fumigant Use and Transition from Methyl Bromide to Alternatives in California

Cabrera, Alfonso ( 75 ) - Efficacy of 1,3-Dichloropropene Plus Chloropicrin Reduced Rates Under Two Different Tarps Against Nematodes, Pathogens and Weeds

Thomas, John ( 76 ) - Increasing Efficacy and Decreasing Application Rate of Telone C35 with Carbonation and Low Permeable Films

Abit, M. Joy ( 77 ) - Weed Control Efficacy and Rootstock Safety to Herbicides in Fruit and Nut Tree Nursery Production

Daugovish, Oleg ( 78 ) - S-Metolachlor (Dual Magnum) Safety for Strawberry in Southern California

Qin, Ruijun ( 79 ) - Fumigant Degradation as Affected by Different Application Rate in Five Soils

Weiland, Jerry ( 80 ) - Application of Biocontrol Agents in Forest Nurseries

Momma, Noriaki ( 81) - Mechanism of Bilogical Soil Disinfestation

Kobara, Yuso ( 82 ) - Biostimulated Redox Processes in Soils Disinfested with Ethanol Solution

 Dangi, Sadikshya ( 83 ) - Effects of Methyl Bromide Alternative Fumigants on Target and Non-Target Organisms in Soil

Serohijos, Raquel ( 84 ) - Some Nutritional Aspects of Soilless Mixtures Used in Growing Strawberry in a Raised Bed Trough System

Dickson, Donald ( 85 ) - Pasteuria penetrans Suppression of Root-Knot Nematodes in Vegetables

Driver, James ( 16 ) - TIF for Fumigant Rate Reduction in North Carolina

Wang, Dong (X) - Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation in Grape

Swords, Pete ( 86 ) - Current Methyl Bromide Recapture Technologies and Uses

Cho, Dong ( 87) - Efficacy of Ethanedinitrile to Wood Relating Pests: Japanese Termite and Yellow Minute Bark

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