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1994 Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions

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Evaluation Of Alternatives Soil Fumigation Methods For Use In Strawberry Production In Southern California (Michael D. Coffey).

Nutsedge, Root-Knot Nematode, And Fungal Control With Fumigant Alteratives To Methyl Bromide In Polyethylene Mulched Tomato (S.J. Locascio).

Evaluation Of Multi-Purpose Soil Fumigants For Root-Knot Nematode And Soilborne Disease Management On Tomato In Florida (Dickson., D.W).

Refinement OF Dazmote Application For Soil Fumigation (J.Juzwik).

Fumigation Trials For Tomatoes And Strawberries In Northwest Florida (S.M. Olsen).

The Current Research Investigations To Use a Plant Extract To Control Root Knot Nematodes In Commercial Cultivation Of Roses In Kenya (D.M. Okioga).

Bare Fellow And Mulch Treatments For Production Of Center Seedlings Without Chemical Fumigation In California, Idaho, Oregon, And Washington (Diane M. Hildenbrand).

Management Of Verticillium Wilt In The Absence Of Fumigation (Tom Gordon).

Application Of Commercial Biocontrol Agents In Florida's Vegetable Transplant Industry (S. Nemec).

Pasteuria Penetrans, A Potential Biological Control Agent For Root-Knot Nematode Management In Vegetable Procution (Dickson, D.W).

Food and Agriculture applications of pulsed power technologies as alternatives to Methyl Bromide (Manuel C. Laguna-Solar).

Integrating Research and Practices: Implementing Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation in California Agricultures (James A. Liebman).

Evaluation of Eight Preplant Soil Treatment for Strawberry Production in Southern California (Kirk D. Larson).

Integrated Pest Management For Soilborne Pests of Tomato (D.O. Chellemi).

Soil Arthropod Complex in California Strawberry Plantations (Frank G. Zalom and Douglas Walsh).

Strawberry Cultivar, Soil Fumigation, Spider Mite Interrelationship (Douglas Walsh, Frank Zalom, Douglas Shaw and Norman Welch).

Soil-borne Pest Control in Mulched Tomato with Alternative to Methyl Bromide (James P. Gilreath, John P. Jones, and Amegda J. Overman)

Evaluation of Alternative Materials For Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation (A.S. Csinos).

A Discussion of Five Portable Soil Drenching Devices, Three Biocide Injection Methods and Ten Biocide Agents Under Field Conditions (M.V. McKenry).

Meeting Resource Management Goals Through Sustainable Forest Seedling Production Using Alternative Strategies (Will Littke).

Integrated Management Of Fusarium Crown and Root Rot of Tomato in Florida (Robert J. McGovern).

Cropping Systems Controlling Mycorrhizal Stunt of Burley Tobacco as an Alternative to Soil Fumigation (James W. Hendrix).

Unusual Crops For Suppressing Root-Knot Nematode Infestations in Vegetable Crops in Florida (James W. Hendrix and D.W. Dickson).

Integrated Management of Perennial Crops in California Using Mulch and Drip Irrigation: A Systems Approach (James J. Stapleton).

Wheat / Sorghum Rotation As an Alternative to Preplant Methyl Bromide Fumigation for managing Criconemella Xenoplax on Peach (A.P. Nyczepir, P.F. Berrand, and B.M. Cunfer).

Integration of the Biocontrol Fungi Gliocladium rosem and Talaromvces flavus with Sublethal Heating or Reduced Rates of Metham Sodium for Control of Verticillium dahliae (D.R. Fravel and E.C. Tjamos).

Methyl Bromide use Rate Reductions and Effects On Nematode Control and Tomato Yield (J.W. Nailing).

Analysis and Atmospheric Fate of Methyl Bromide Used as a Soil Fumigant (James Sever).

The use of Sensor-Related Dosing System to Reduce the Dose of Methyl Bromide (B. Chakrabarti, T.J. and Wonter-Smith).

Quantifying Methyl Bromide Emissions From Agriculture Fields (S.R. Yates).

A evaluation of the potential for developing strawberry cultivates adapted to nonfumigated soils (Douglas V. Shaw, Kirk D. Larson, and W.D. Gubler).

Comparative Performance of Different Strawberry Cultivars in Field Soil Naturally Infested By PHYTOPHTHORA SPP and VERTICILLIUM SP that was Methyl Bromide Fumigated or Nontreated (John S.M. Mircetich).

Advanced Film Technology For Modern Fumigation Demands (David S. Irons).


Methyl Bromide Use and ALternative Needs in the Food Processing Industry (Charles J. Bennett, Ph.D.).

Synergism of Methyl Bromide Toxicity Against Termites by Admixture with Carbon Dioxide (Scheffrahn, Rudolf H.).

MAKR * Process (John S. Sansone)

Canadian Research on Methyl Bromide Alternatives in Post-Harvest Grain and Structural Treatments (White, N.D.G.).

Potential For Use Of Phosphine As An Alternative To Fumigation With Methyl Bromide (Donald G. Shaheen).

A New Method of Using Low Levels of Phosphine in Combination with Heat and Carbon Dioxide (Mueller, David K.)

Temperature Control For Insect Elimination (Heaps, Jerry W., B.C.E. & R.S.).

Product Stwearship Initiative in Vikane* Gas Fumigant (Millard, Charles E., Vikane*).

Borates (alternatives to Methyl Bromide) (Nolen, Scott).


Hot Air--Alternative Quarnatine Treatment For Methyl Bromide Fumigation To Disinfest Fruits (Sharp, Jennifer L.).

Responses Of Fruit To High Temperature Disinfestation Treatments (Yee-Lay, Michael).

If You Can't Take The Heat, Get Out Of The Cherrie: A High Temperature/CA Treatment For Colding Moth (Neven, Lisa G., and Mitcham, Elizabeth).

Can Sweet Cheery Take The Heat? (Mitcham, Elizabeth J., Neven, Lisa and Biasi, Bill).

Comparison Of Heat Tratments For Quarantine Control Of Codling Moth In Apples And Pears (Neven, Lisa G.).

Gibberellic Acid Reduces Susceptibility Of Citrus Fruit To Tephritid Furit Files (Greany, P.D., McDonald, R.E., Schroeder, W.J., and Shaw, P.E.).

Multifaceted Biological Control Of Postharvest Diseases Of Fruits And Vegetables--Alternatives To Methyl Bromide (Wilson, Charles L., Ghaouth, Ahmed El., and Solar, Jose M.)

Activated Carbon-Controlled Release Fumigation Of Harvested Agricultural Commodities (Solar, Jose M., Wilson, Charles L., and Ghaouth, Ahmed El).

Postharvest Treatment Alternatives For Flowers And Foliage (Hara, Arnold).

One Rabbit--One Horse (Hathaway, John).

Abstract for 1994 Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions (Miller, W.R., and McDonald, R.E.).

Controlled Atmospheres As a Potential Quarantine Treatment For Table Grapes (Mitcham, Elizabeth, Ahumda, Miguel, and Shorey, Harry).

Short-Term Controlled Atmosphere Treatments For Control Of Aphids and Thrips: Efficacy and Tolerance By Cut Flowers and Leafy Vegetables (Carpentar, Alan).

Autocidal Biological Control: The ABC's Of Genetic Engineering For The Control Of Pest Insects (Neven, Lisa G., and Miller, T.A.).

Varities Of Avocados And Caramabolas Resistant To Caribbean Fruit Fly (Hennessey, Michael K., and Knight, Robert J. Jr).

A System Approach To Meeting Quarnatine Requirements For Apples And Sweet Cherries As An Alternative To Fumigation With Methyl Bromide (Moffitt, Harold R.)

Automated Monitoring Of Stored-Grain Insects: Acoustical and Electronic Grain Probe Methods (Shuman, D.).

Importance Of Commodity Injury In The Development Of Postharvest insecticidal Quarantine Treatments (Laurie, G. Houck, Louis H. Aung and David M. Obenland).

Effects Of Low Dose Irradiation On Quality Of 'Rainer' Cherries (S.R. Drake, H.R. Moffit and D.E. Eakin).

Irradiation As An Alternative To Methyl Bromide Quarantine Treatment For Plum Curculio In Blueberries (Guy J. Hallman & William R. Miller).

Gamma Radiation As An Alternative Quarantine Treatment For Methyl Bromide To Disinfest Sweet Potato of Weevils (Jennifer L. Sharp).

Probit 9 Mortality Estimate For Blueberry Maggot Exposed To Gamma Irradiation (Jennifer L. Sharp).

Combination of High Temperature And Controlled Atmospheres For Disinfesting Harvested Walnuts of Codling Moth (Edwin L. Soderstrom).

Integration of Alternative Treatments For Control of Postharvest Insect Pests of Walnuts (J.A. Johnson, E. L Soderstrom, C.E. Curtis and P.V. Vail).

The Potential For Reducing Methyl Bromide Emissions Associated With The Fumigation of Durable Commodities in Developing Countries. (R W D Taylor).

Is There Room For Bilogy In Qurantine? (Patrick V. Vail).

Controlled Atmosphere Treatments For Control Of Tropical Pests In Storage And Stuctures (Dr. Kathleen Dleate).

Evaluation Of Sodium Borate For The Control Of Nematodes And Wood-Borers In Pine Logs (L. David Dwinell).

Using Heat To Decontaminate Pine Chips Infested With The Pinewood Nematode (L. David Dwinell).

Replacements And Alternatives For Methyl Bromide 1993-1994: An Interim Report of Work Undertaken In Australia By The Stored Grain Research Laboratory (Jan Van S. Graver).

Use of IGR's For Protection of Stored Commodities From Indian Meal Moths (D. Silhacek, S. Dyby and C. Murphy).

Bromosorb Adsorption Technology For Capturing and Recycling Methyl Bromide (Moez Nagji).


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