2000 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
Prensenters
Conference Program
James Butler 1
James Butler 2
James Butler 3
James Butler 4
James Butler 5
James Butler 6
James Butler 7
James Butler 8
James Butler 9
Jose Rodriguez


(1) METHYL BROMIDE TRANSITION PROGRAM COMPETITIVE GRANT.
Robin N. Huettel, USDA- Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Washington, D.C.

(2) REVIEW OF IR-4 METHYL BROMIDE ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS FOR MINOR CROPS
Dr. Jack Norton, Manager Special Projects, IR-4 Headquarters, North Brunswick, NJ

(3) RESULTS FROM 1999-2000 USDA IR-4 MBA FIELD TRIALS IN CA AND FL STRAWBERRIES
Mike Nelson* and Bernard Olsen, Plant Sciences, Inc., Watsonville, CA; Bob Johnson, Ag Consulting, Inc., Mount Dora, FL; and Jack Norton, USDA IR-4 Program, North Brunswick, NJ.

(4) RESULTS FROM 1999-2000 USDA IR-4 MBA FIELD TRIALS IN CA AND FL TOMATOES
Bernard Olsen* and Mike Nelson, Plant Sciences, Inc., Watsonville, CA; Bob Johnson, Ag Consulting, Inc., Mount Dora, FL; and Jack Norton, USDA IR-4 Program, North Brunswick, NJ.

(5) Methyl Bromide Alternatives in Costa Rica: Demonstration Projects on Melon and Cut Flowers
M.Sc. Fabio Chaverri; M.Sc. Arnoldo Gadea

(6) DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Robert Taylor, Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TB, United Kingdom

(7) POPULATION STRUCTURE OF FUSARIUM OXYSPORUM IN CONVENTIONAL AND ORGANIC TOMATO PRODUCTION IN FLORIDA
J. Bao1, D. Fravel1*, G. Lazarovits, D. Chellemi, P. van Berkum, and N. O'Neill

(8) NEMATICIDAL AND HERBICIDAL PROPERTIES OF LIQUID FORMULATION OF POTASSIUM AZIDE
R. Rodriguez-Kabana* and D. G. Robertson. Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, U.S.A.

(9) SOME CHEMICAL, CULTURAL, AND BIOLOGICAL ALTERNATIVES TO METHYL BROMIDE FUMIGATION OF SOIL FOR STRAWBERRY
J. M. Duniwaya*, J. J. Haoa, D. M. Dopkinsa, H. Ajwab, and G. T. Brownec
aDepartment of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616
bUSDA-ARS, Water Management Research Laboratory, Fresno, CA 93727
cUSDA-ARS, Dept. of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616

(10) THREE YEARS OF SHORT-TERM ALTERNATIVES TO MB ON HUELVA STRAWBERRIES
J.M. López-Aranda (1)*, J.J. Medina (2), L. Miranda (2) and F. Domínguez (3)
(1) CIFA Málaga, 29140 Churriana (Málaga), Spain
(2) CIFA Las Torres-Tomegil, 21800 Moguer (Huelva), Spain
(3) OCA Delegación Provincial de Agricultura y Pesca, 21450 Cartaya (Huelva), Spain

(11) STRAWBERRY PRODUCTION WITH METHYL BROMIDE ALTERNATIVES; A FARMER'S PERSEPECTIVE
Cecil Martinez*, Strawberry Farmer, Martinez Farms, Oxnard, CA
Steve Fennimore, Extension Specialist, U.C. Davis, Salinas, CA
Husein Ajwa, Water Management Lab, USDA-ARS, Fresno, CA

(12) Alternatives to Methyl bromide in Strawberries and Peaches
C. G. Eayre, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 2021 S. Peach Ave. Fresno, CA 93727.

(13) PLANTPRO 45TM as an Alternative for Nematode Control in Chilean Grape Crops
Patricia Fuentes-Bórquez1,3, Nancy Kokalis-Burelle2, William Basinger1, Andres Cosio4, and Claudio Carter4
1 Ajay North America, LLC, Powder Springs, GA
2 USDA, ARS Horticultural Research Lab, Ft. Pierce, FL
3 SQM Chemicals, Chile 4 Dole, Chile

(14) ALTERNATIVES FOR VINEYARD REPLANT AND GRAPEVINE NURSERIES
S. Schneider*, H. Ajwa, T. Trout, USDA ARS, Fresno, CA 93727
J. Sims, Department of Plant Pathology University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

(15) EVALUATION OF PEACH ROOTSTOCKS FOR MANAGEMENT OF ROOT-LESION NEMATODE IN THE SOUTHEAST
A. P. Nyczepir*, USDA-ARS, Southeastern Fruit & Tree Nut Research Laboratory, 21 Dunbar Rd., Byron, GA 31008.

(16) FUMIGATION AND FALLOWING EFFECTS ON REPLANT PROBLEMS IN CALIFORNIA PEACH
Tom Trout* and Husein Ajwa USDA-ARS, Fresno, CA

(17) IPM-BASED GUIDELINES FOR REPLANTING PRUNUS ORCHARDS IN 2000 WITHOUT METHYL BROMIDE
Michael McKenry*, University of California Riverside, Nematology Department

(18) BIOFUMIGATION IN AUSTRALIAN HORTICULTURE: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO MB REPLACEMENT.
Vittorio Bianco*, Jamie Nicholls, Scott Mattner, David Allen and Ian Porter
Agriculture Victoria, Institute for Horticultural Development, Scoresby Business Centre Vic, Australia, 3176

(19) BIOFUMIGATION AND BASAMID - AN ALTERNATIVE INTEGRATED APPROACH TO METHYL BROMIDE FOR VEGETABLE AND FRUIT PRODUCTION IN LEBANON
Saad L. Hafez*1, Garo Haroutunian2 and P. Sundararaj1
1University of Idaho, Parma Research and Extension Center, 29603 U of I Lane, Parma, ID 83660, USA and
2 Ministry of Environment, Methyl Bromide Alternatives Project, UNDP.

(20) NEMATICIDAL AND HERBICIDAL PROPERTIES OF FURFURAL-BASED BIOFUMIGANTS
R. Rodriguez-Kabana. Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, U.S.A.

(21) Allyl Isothiocyanate Released From Brassica Juncea Suppresses Mycelial Growth of Sclerotium Rolfsii.
Stephanie Gail Harvey and Carl E. Sams*. Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37901.

(22) COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE NEMATICIDAL ACTIVITIES OF GARLIC AND MUSTARD OILS
R. Rodriguez-Kabana. Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, U.S.A.

(23) PLANT-BACK, IGR AND SOIL HEALTH INFLUENCES THE SELECTION OF MB ALTERNATIVES IN AUSTRALIA
I.J. Porter*, S.W. Mattner, R.W. Brett, J.W. Nicholls, J.E. Rae and Bianco V. Agriculture Victoria Knox, PMB 15, Scoresby Business Centre, 3176, Vic., Australia

(24) Conventional and organic alternatives to methyl bromide on California strawberries.
Frank V. Sances Ph.D. Pacific Ag Group, San Luis Obispo, California

(25) STRAWBERRY GROWTH AND YIELD WITH THREE YEARS OF DRIP FUMIGATION
Husein Ajwa* and Tom Trout USDA-ARS, Water Management Research Laboratory, Fresno, CA

(26) PRELIMINARY RESULTS ON APPLICATION OF AMMONIA AND ORGANIC AMENDMENTS FOR SOIL DISINFESTATION IN NORTHERN ITALY
A. MINUTO*, G. MINUTO**, G. GILARDI*, A. GARIBALDI* and M.L. GULLINO*
* Di.Va.P.R.A. - Patologia Vegetale, Università di Torino, Via L. Da Vinci n° 44, 10095 Grugliasco (To)
**Centro Regionale di Sperimentazione ed Assistenza Agricola, C.C.I.A.A. Savona, Regione Rollo 98, 17031 Albenga (Sv)

(27) PRODUCTS OF PROPARGYL BROMIDE DEGRADATION IN SOIL
Sharon K. Papiernik, Jianying Gan, Robert Dungan* and Scott R. Yates USDA-ARS, George E. Brown Jr. Salinity Laboratory, Riverside, CA

(28) EVALUATION OF THE HERBICIDAL AND NEMATICIDAL ACTIVITIES OF PROPARGYL BROMIDE
R. Rodriguez-Kabana. Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, U.S.A.

(29) Propargyl Bromide: Preliminary Efficacy and Environmental Results
Robert S. Dungan*, QingLi Ma, Jianying Gan, Sharon K. Papiernik and Scott R. Yates USDA-ARS, George E. Brown, Jr. Salinity Laboratory, Riverside, CA, 92507

(30) IMPACTS OF ALTERNATIVE FUMIGANTS ON SOIL PEST CONTROL AND TOMATO YIELD
J. W. Noling *1, E. Rosskopf 2, and D.L. Chellemi 2
1University of Florida, Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences,Citrus Research & Education Center,700 Experiment Station Rd, Lake Alfred, FL 33850
2 USDA ARS, US Horticultural Research Lab, 2001 South Rock Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34945

(31) TRICHODERMA CONTRIBUTION TO IPM STRATEGIES IN EUROPEAN STRAWBERRY
Llobell*, A., Rey, M., Cannon, P.F., Buddie, A., Lorito, M., Woo, S., Elad, Y., Freeman, S., Katan J., González, F., Grondona, I. and Monte, E.
Universidad de Sevilla, Spain; CABI Bioscience Egham, UK; Universita di Napoli, Italy; The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; NBT, Sevilla, Spain; Universidad de Salamanca, Spain.

(32) MANAGEMENT OF ROOT DISEASES OF STRAWBERRY
Frank N. Martin, USDA-ARS, 1636 East Alisal St., Salinas, CA 93905

(33) Compost as an alternative to Methyl Bromide in Plasticulture Strawberry Production
F.J. Louws1, M.A. Grabowski1, G.E. Fernandez1, and J. & B. Vollmer2.
1North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC and
2 Vollmer Farm, Bunn, NC

(34) COVER CROPS FOR MANAGEMENT OF ROOT-KNOT NEMATODES
R. McSorley. Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-0620.

(35) Chemical Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Strawberry Production in North Carolina
G.E. Fernandez1, Z.G. Abad2, and F.J. Louws2
Departments of 1Horticulture and
2 Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

(36) TM-425 (Iodomethane), Development and Regulatory Update.
M. A. Allan*, C.T. Schiller, Tomen Agro, Inc., 2000

(37) PESTICIDAL PROPERTIES OF VOLATILE, LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT, IODINATED HYDROCARBONS
R. Rodriguez-Kabana. and A. G. Appel, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, U.S.A.

(38) APPLICATION OF METHYL IODIDE VIA BURIED DRIP IRRIGATION
James J. Sims* and Michael StanghellinI Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521

(39) NUTSEDGE CONTROL WITH REDUCED RATES OF METHYL BROMIDE AND VIRTUALLY IMPERMEABLE FILM MULCH
James P. Gilreath1*, Carlene A. Chase2 and Daniel O. Chellemi3
IFAS, University of Florida Bradenton, FL 342031 and Gainesville,FL 326112 and USDA, ARS Ft. Pierce, FL 34945 3

(40) EFFICACY OF TELONE PRODUCTS IN FLORIDA CROPS: A SEVEN YEAR SUMMARY
J. E. Eger, Jr.* Dow AgroSciences, 2606 South Dundee Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629

(41) SOILBORNE PEST CONTROL IN TOMATO FOLLOWED BY CUCUMBER WITH 1,3-D + CHLOROPICRIN AND SOLARIZATION
J. P. Gilreath1*, J. W. Noling2, J. P. Jones 1, S. J. Locascio3 and D. O. Chellemi4
IFAS, University of Florida Bradenton, FL 342031, Lake Alfred, FL 338502, and Gainesville,FL 326113 and USDA, ARS Ft. Pierce, FL 34945 4

(42) BROADCAST vs IN-ROW APPLICATION OF 1,3-D PLUS CHLOROPICRIN AS AN ALTERNATIVE FOR TOMATO FUMIGANTS
S. J. Locascio and D. W. Dickson, Horticultural Sciences and Entomology and Nematology Departments, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611.

(43) APPLICATION OF CHLOROPICRIN + 1,3 DICHLOROPROPENE THROUGH SOIL INJECTION IN NORTHERN ITALY
A. MINUTO*, G. GILARDI*, L. BACCI°, P. TITONE*, and M.L.GULLINO*
* Di.Va.P.R.A. - Patologia Vegetale, Università di Torino, Via L. da Vinci, 44, 10095 Grugliasco (To)
°DowAgrosciences, Bologna

(44) TELONE* SOIL FUMIGANTS: REGULATORY STATUS, STRATEGY AND FUTURE
Bruce A. Houtman, CIH Global Regulatory Manager, Soil and Structural Fumigants Dow AgroSciences, 9330 Zionsville Rd. Indianapolis, IN 46268 USA

(45) 1,3 D, A VALID ALTERNATIVE TO METHYL BROMIDE FOR THE CONTROL OF PLANT PARASITIC NEMATODES.
F. Lamberti*, Istituto di Nematologia Agraria C.N.R., 70126 Bari, Italy, as coordinator of : A. Colombo, E. Buonocore, D. De Silvestro, S. Caroppo, F.P. D'Errico, N. Sasanelli, D. D'Ascenzo, T. D'Addabbo, L. Ambrogioni, V. Vinci, A. Carella, A. Minuto, M. Talamè, L. Bacci, P. Greco, E. Tescari.

(46) IMPROVEMENTS TO TELONE APPLICATION
Nance, Jerry - Dow AgroSciences; Mirusso, John - Dow AgroSciences; Weiss*, Anthony - Dow AgroSciences

(47) CHLOROPICRIN APPLICATION IN ITALY BY SOIL INJECTION AND DRIP IRRIGATION: EFFECT AGAINST SOIL BORNE FUNGAL PATHOGENS
A. MINUTO*, G GILARDI*, D. SALVI*,, D. BERTETTI*, T. DUAFALA°, and M.L. GULLINO*
* Di.Va.P.R.A. - Patologia Vegetale, Università di Torino, Via L. da Vinci, 44, 10095 Grugliasco (To)
°Trical, Hollister California (USA)

(48) Effect of Organocide on Suppression of Nematode Population
David Keen

(49) METAM SODIUM AND METAM COMBINATIONS A VIABLE REPLACEMENT FOR METHYL BROMIDE
William A. Haglund, Ph.D.
Plant Pathologist/Nematologist Emeritus
Washington State University- Mount Vernon, Washington
Consultant, Metam-Sodium Task Force

(50) EFFECT OF METAM SODIUM AND METHYL BROMIDE ON ROOT-KNOT NUTSEDGE AND DAMPOFF ON CUCUMBER CV. DASHER II
Robert T. McMillan, Jr. and Herbert H. Bryan University of Florida, TREC, Homestead, FL 33031

(51) PRODUCING SOUTHERN PINE SEEDLINGS WITH METHYL BROMIDE ALTERNATIVES Bill Carey Auburn University Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative

(52) Advances in the Use and Support of Metam Sodium as a Methyl Bromide Replacement
Ian Chart

(53) METAM SODIUM SEALING METHODS TO INCREASE DOSE OF BIOCIDE AND IMPROVE EFFICACY
David A. Sullivan, Executive Director Metam-Sodium Task Force

(54) REPLACING METHYL BROMIDE WITH A STEAM TREATMENT IN THE GOLDEN NEMATODE CONTROL PROGRAM
Bill B. Brodie, USDA, ARS, Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853

(55) EFFECT OF OLIVE AND GRAPE POMACE IN THE CONTROL OF ROOT-KNOT NEMATODES
T. D'Addabbo*,
Istituto di Nematologia Agraria C.N.R., 70126 Bari, Italy, N. Sasanelli, F. Lamberti, P. Greco and A. Carella.

(56) Biodisinfestation and Solariation for Vegetables in South Roussillon
Christian Martin

(57) SUNN HEMP 'TROPIC SUN' AS A COVER CROP IN EDIBLE GINGER PRODUCTION
Dwight Sato*, CTAHR-Hilo, Bob Joy, NRCS-Molokai, Matthew Wung, NRCS-Hilo, HI

(58) Control of Fusarium Wilt of Tomato by Combination of Solarization, Methyl Bromide
A.C. Amadioha

(59) DISTRIBUTION OF DRIP APPLIED FUMIGANTS UNDER VARIOUS CONDITIONS
Husein Ajwa* and Tom Trout USDA-ARS, Water Management Research Laboratory, Fresno, CA

(60) Plantpro45TM: A Potential Low Risk Alternative for Control of Soil-borne Plant Pathogens
P.D. Adams1, N. Kokalis-Burelle1, P. Fuentes-Bórquez2,3, and W. Basinger2
1USDA-ARS, United States Horticultural Research Laboratory, Ft. Pierce, FL
2 Ajay North America, LLC, Powder Springs, GA
3 SQM Chemicals, Chile

(61) EFFECTS OF REDUCED RISK ALTERNATIVES ON NEMATODE POPULATIONS AND CROP YIELD
Nancy Kokalis-Burelle1, Patricia Fuentes-Bórquez2, and Pamela Adams1
1USDA, ARS Horticultural Research Lab, Ft. Pierce, FL
2Ajay North America, LLC, Powder Springs, GA

(62) Messenger: A New Tool for Pest Management
Hangman Wei

(63) WEED, SOIL PATHOGEN AND NEMATODE CONTROL IN MICROPLOTS
C. L. Elmore*, J. Roncoroni, J. McDonald, L. Bolkin, I. A. Zasada, H. Ferris and S. Tjosvold
Weed Science Program, Department of Plant Pathology, Department of Nematology, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616 and Farm Advisor, Cooperative Extension, Santa Cruz, CA 95076

(64) NUTSEDGE (Cyperus spp.) MANAGEMENT IN CUCURBITS.
T. M. Webster, Crop Protection and Management Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Tifton, GA 31794

(65) WEED CONTROL OPTIONS IN CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY WITHOUT METHYL BROMIDE
S.A. Fennimore * 1, M.J. Haar 2 and H. Ajwa 3
1,2University of California-Davis, Salinas, CA 93905
3USDA-ARS, Water Management Research Laboratory, Fresno, CA 93727

(66) Alternatives to MeBr Fumigation in Forest Nurseries of the Western U.S.
Jeri Lyn Harris

(67) Alternatives for Soil Treatments in Developing Countries: GTZ Project Results
Melanie Miller

(68) DAZITOL The Replacement for Methyl Bromide Pre-plant Usage
Louis Champon, Technical Director Champon Millennium Chemicals, Inc.

(69) EVALUATION OF NATURAL PRODUCTS AS POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVES TO METHYL BROMIDE IN SOIL FUMIGATION
Anastasiah N. Ngigi and Paul K. Ndalut, Department Of Chemistry, Moi University, P.O. Box 1125, Eldoret, Kenya.

(70) ETHYL FORMATE: A FUMIGANT WITH POTENTIAL FOR RAPID ACTION
Peter C. Annis* and Jan E. van S. Graver. Stored Grain Research Laboratory, CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700 Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia

(71) Effect of methyl bromide on Bursaphelenchus xylophilus in pine wood
L. David Dwinell USDA Forest Service, Athens, GA 30602

(72) PROPYLENE OXIDE, A REGISTERED FUMIGANT, A PROVEN INSECTICIDE
Tom GRIFFITH, Vice President & Morris WARREN, President ABERCO, INC. 9430 L-S Rd. Seabrook, MD. 20706

(73) INSECT POPULATIONS BEFORE AND AFTER HEAT TREATMENT OF A PILOT FLOUR MILL
Rennie Roesli* and Bhadriraju Subramanyam, Department of Grain Science and Industry, 201 Shellenberger Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, U.S.A.

(74) MONITORING FOR PRECISION FUMIGANT APPLICATION IN FOOD-PROCESSING PLANTS
Robert E. Williams*, Dow AgroSciences LLC, Moorpark, CA, Suresh Prabhakaran, Dow AgroSciences LLC, Plainfield, IN, Brian M. Schneider, Dow AgroSciences LLC, Indianapolis, IN

(75) SULFURYL FLUORIDE TO REPLACE METHYL BROMIDE USE IN THE FLOUR MILLING INDUSTRY
C H Bell*1 and M J Drinkall2 1Central Science Laboratory, York, UK, 2Dow AgroSciences, Hitchin, UK

(76) A NEW FORMULATION OF ALUMINIUM PHOSPHIDE PROVIDING CONTROLLED RELEASE OF PHOSPHINE.
C.J. Waterford*,. Stored Grain Research Laboratory, CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700 Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
P.P. Asher. United Phosphorus Ltd, 11, GIDC, Vapi 396 195, Gujarat, India.

(77) CONTROL OF STORAGE PESTS IN THE TROPICS USING SEALED STORAGE
G. C. Sabio1*, S. Navarro2, E. Donahaye2, F.M. Caliboso1, M. Rindner2 and R. Dias2
1Bureau of Postharvest for Research and Extension
CLSU Compound, Nueva Ecija, Philippines
2Department of Stored Products. Agricultural Research Organization
The Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel


(78) The Status of the Current Food Irradiation Expansion Program in Brazil
Ralph T. Ross, PhD and José F. B. Medeiros
Tech Ion Industrial Brasil S. A.
São Paulo, SP Brazil

(79) A MODEL SIMULATING STORED PRODUCT INSECT PEST POPULATION DYNAMICS AND INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE POTENTIAL IN FOOD PROCESSING PLANTS
Suresh PRABHAKARAN1, Scott RAY2, Brian M. SCHNEIDER2, and Robert E. WILLIAMS3
1 Dow AgroSciences LLC, 641, Sugar Maple Lane, Mooresville, IN 46158
2 Dow AgroSciences LLC, 9330 Zionsville Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46268
3 Dow AgroSciences LLC, 207 W. Los Angeles Ave. #287, Moorpark, CA 93021

(80) VIKANE GAS FUMIGANT QUARANTINE TREATMENTS PRESENT STATUS & FUTURE POTENTIAL
Brian M. Schneider* - Dow AgroSciences LLC, Indianapolis, IN
Bob Williams - Dow AgroSciences LLC, Moorpark, CA
Kazuma Yamauchi - Dow AgroSciences LLC, Tokyo, Japan

(81) CARBON DIOXIDE FUMIGATION AS A METHYL BROMIDE ALTERNATIVE FOR THE DRIED FIG INDUSTRY
A. Guray Ferizli Mevlut Emekci*
University of Ankara, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Plant Protection 06110 Diskapi, Ankara-TURKEY

(82) INSECT CONTROL USING VACUUM OR CO2 IN TRANSPORTABLE FLEXIBLE LINERS
S. Navarro*, E. Donahaye, R. Dias A. Miriam Rindner and Azrieli
Department of Stored Products, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, P.O.Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel

(83) APPLICATION OF VACUUM TO CONTROL POSTHARVEST INSECT PESTS
Thomas W. Phillips*1, George N. Mbata1, Ronald T. Noyes2, Philippe Villers3, Richard Trubey4, Raul Raudales4, Shlomo Navarro5, Jonathan Donahaye5 and Tom deBruin6
1Department of Entomology and 2Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078 USA;
3GrainPro, Inc. 200 Baker Ave., Suite 309, Concord, MA 01742 USA;
4Mesoamerican Development Institute, 669 Stevens Street, Lowell, MA 01851 USA;
5Department of Stored Products, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, P.O. Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel;
6Haogenplast Ltd., Kibbutz Haogen 42880, Israel.

(84) MONITORING PEST POPULATIONS INSIDE AND OUTSIDE FOOD PROCESSING FACILITIES
James F. Campbell* and Michael M. Mullen, Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, USDA-ARS, 1515 College Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502

(85) UPDATE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF SULFURYL FLUORIDE AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO METHYL BROMIDE
Jeff Welker*, Dow AgroSciences LLC, Indianapolis, IN
Janet Rowley, Dow AgroSciences LLC, Indianapolis, IN
David Hindes, DowAgroSciences LLC, Sophia Antipolis, France

(86) CARBONYL SULFIDE: PROGRESS IN RESEARCH AND COMMERCIALIZATION OF A NEW COMMODITY FUMIGANT
E. Jane Wright Stored Grain Research Laboratory, CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2601 Australia.

(87) INCREASING HEATING RATE AND DECREASING DISINFESTATION TEMPERATURE FOR MORE AFFORDABLE HEAT DISINFESTATION OF GRAIN.
S. J. Beckett and E. J. Wright*.
Stored Grain Research Laboratory, CSIRO Entomology, G.P.O. Box 1700, Canberra, A.C.T 2601, Australia.

(88) MANAGEMENT OF MOTH PESTS INFESTING PROCESSED CEREALS: BIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS (2nd Revision)
D. Silhacek* and C. Murphy
USDA, ARS, CMAVE, Post Harvest Group, Gainesville, FL

(89) DESIGN OF A HIGH POWER MICROWAVE APPLICATOR FOR THE CONTROL ON INSECTS IN STORED PRODUCT
Authors:
Steven L. Halverson Micro-Grain, Inc.
Timothy S. Bigelow Oak Ridge National Laboratory
William R. Halverson* Micro-Grain, Inc.


(90) CONTROL OF COWPEA WEEVIL, CALLOSOBRUCHUS MACULATUS, USING FREEZING TEMPERATURES
Judy A. Johnson* and Karen A. Valero Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory USDA-ARS

(91) HEAT STERILIZATION - CAN IT EFFECTIVELY CONTROL INSECTS?
Anil Menon* and Bhadriraju Subramanyam
Department of Grain Science and Industry, 201 Shellenberger Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506, U.S.A.

(92) Effect of Heat Treatments on Efficacy of Residual Insecticides
Frank H. Arthur, Grain Marketing Production and Research Center, USDA-ARS, 1515 College Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502
Alan K. Dowdy, Center for Plant Health Science & Technology, USDA, APHIS, PPQ, 1017 Main Campus Drive, Suite 2500, Raleigh, NC 27606

(93) TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ORGANIC QUARANTINE TREATMENTS
Lisa G. Neven, USDA-ARS, Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory, 5230 Konnowac Pass Road, Wapato, WA 98951

(94) Interactions Between Myxobacteria, Plant Pathogenic Fungi and Biocontrol Agents
C. T. Bull (1), K. G. SHETTY (2), and K. V. Subbarao (2).
(1) USDA-ARS, 1636 E. Alisal St., Salinas, CA 93905.
(2) Dept. Plant Pathology, UC Davis;

(95) Control of Peach Replant Disorder
C. G. Eayre, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 2021 S. Peach Ave. Fresno, CA 93727;
J. J. Sims, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Riverside 92521.

(96) Solarization and biofumigation for field-grown flowers
C. L. Elmore, J. Roncoroni, J. MacDonald, L. Bolkin, I. Zasala, H. Ferris and S. Tjosvold Weed Science Program, Department of Plant Pathology, Department of Nematology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 and Farm Advisor, Santa Cruz Cooperative Extension, Santa Cruz CA 95076

(97) Monitoring of Methyl Bromide Alternative Compounds in the Atmosphere
Y. Kobara, S. Ishihara, H. Eun, and Y. Ishii Laboratory of Environmental Pesticide Assessment, National Institute of Agro-Environmental Sciences, 1-1, Kannondai 3-Chome, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8604, Japan

(98) THREE YEARS OF SHORT-TERM ALTERNATIVES TO MB ON HUELVA STRAWBERRIES
J.M. López-Aranda (1)*, J.J. Medina (2), L. Miranda (2) and F. Domínguez (3)
(1) CIFA Málaga, 29140 Churriana (Málaga), Spain
(2) CIFA Las Torres-Tomegil, 21800 Moguer (Huelva), Spain
(3) OCA Delegación Provincial de Agricultura y Pesca, 21450 Cartaya (Huelva), Spain

(99) Temperature-enhanced efficacy of methyl isothiocyanate for soilborne pests control
Q.L. Ma1, J.O. Becker1, J. Gan1, R. Dungan2, S.K. Papiernik2 and S.R. Yates2
1University of California and
2USDA-ARS-USSL, Riverside, CA 92507

(100) Survey of Canadian Methyl Bromide Users
Michelle Marcotte and Christine Tibelius Marcotte Consulting Inc.

(101) Methyl Bromide Alternatives in Developing Countries: GTZ Experiences
Melanie Miller

(102) APPLICATION OF METAM SODIUM IS THE KEY TO EFFECTIVE PEST CONTROL
John Roozen Washington Bulb Company - Mount Vernon, Washington

(103) BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS UNDER DEVELOPMENT FOR WEED MANAGEMENT IN FLORIDA VEGETABLES
E. N. Rosskopf1*, R. Charudattan2, G. S. Wyss3, S. Chandramohan2, J. B. Kadir4, W. M. Stall2, and D. Chellemi1
1USDA, ARS, Ft. Pierce, FL,
2University of Florida, Gainesville, FL,
3Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Frick, Switzerland,
4Universiti Putra, Serdang, Malaysia

(104) 2000 Update on the Methyl Bromide Phase Out
Bill Thomas, EPA, Washington, DC

(105) Fumigant Use Trends in California
Tom Trout USDA-ARS, Fresno CA

(106) SOLARIZATION OF RECYCLED POTTING MEDIA FOR ORNAMENTAL PRODUCTION
Gladis M. Zinati* and Herbert H. Bryan University of Florida, Tropical Research and Education Center, Homestead FL

(107) URBAN BIODIESEL PRODUCTION
Dr. K. Shaine Tyson National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Blvd, Golden CO 80401-3393

(108) EFFECTS OF FUMIGANTS AND AERATION ON LEMON AND NECTARINE QUALITY/PHYTOTOXICITY
Louis H. Aung, J. F. Jenner*, J. G. Leesch and F. J. Ryan
USDA, ARS, Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory 2021 S. Peach Ave., Fresno, CA 93727

(109) SEASONAL ABUNDANCE OF INSECT PESTS OF FIGS (FICUS CARICA) IN CALIFORNIA
Charles S. Burks, L. P. S. "Bas" Kuenen, David G. Brandl, and Heather C. Rowe
USDA-ARS Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory 2021 S. Peach Avenue Fresno, California 93727

(110) COMMERCIAL EGPIC INSECT MONITORING SYSTEM FOR MANAGEMENT OF BULK STORED GRAIN
Nancy D. Epsky* and Dennis Shuman
USDA-ARS, Center for Medical, Agric. and Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, FL

(111) IN-TRANSIT DISINFESTATION IN FREIGHT CONTAINERS USING CARBON DIOXIDE: AN OPERATIONS MANUAL.
Jan E. van S. Graver*, H. Jonathan Banks, Stored Grain Research Laboratory, CSIRO Entomology, GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT, Australia
Alister K. Sharp, Food Science Australia, PO Box 52, North Ryde NSW, 2113, Australia

(112) PROPYLENE OXIDE, A REGISTERED FUMIGANT, A PROVEN INSECTICIDE
Tom GRIFFITH, Vice President & Morris WARREN, President ABERCO, INC. 9430 L-S Rd. Seabrook, MD. 20706

(113) EFFECT OF MODIFIED ATMOSPHERE ON MICROFLORA AND RESPIRATION OF CALIFORNIA PRUNES
J. Larry Zettler*1 and Shlomo Navarro2
1Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory, Fresno, California, 93727 and
2Department of Stored Products, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan 50250 Israel

(116) Economic Impacts of the Methyl Bromide Ban on the California Strawberry Industry: A Market Level Analysis
Colin A. Carter, James A. Chalfant, Massimiliano De Santis, Rachael E. Goodhue and Frank Han* Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics University of California, Davis

(117) Introduction of methyl bromide alternatives in strawberry, pepper and eggplant in Turkey
Ahmet Uludag, Ministry of Agriculture, Plant Protection Research Institute, ADANA
Seral Yucel, Cukurova University, Agricultural Faculty, Plant Protection Department, ADANA
Halil Elekcioglu, Adnan Menderes University, Agricultural Faculty, Plant Protection Department, AYDIN
Seher Benlioglu, Gaziantep University, Biology Department, GAZIANTEP


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