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1999 Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions

Conference Proceedings

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(1) Two Years Effect of Some Alternatives to Methyl Bromide on Strawberry Crops (Cebolla).

(2) Chemical and Cultural Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Fumigation of Soil for Strawberry (Duniway).

(3) Enhanched Yield in Strawberries Without use of Methyl Bromide (Eayre).

(4) Management of Verticillium Wilt in Strawberry Nurseries (Gordon).

(5) Strawberry Production with Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Fumigation (Locascio).

(6) Strawberry Root Rot and the Recovery of Pythium and Rhizoctonia spp. (Martin).

(7) Factors Influencing Integrated Methods for Control of Soilborne Diseases of Strawberry (Bull).

(8) The Spanish National Project on Alternatives to Methyl Bromide: The Case of Strawberry (Lopez-Aranda).

(9) Conventional and Organic Alternatives to Methyl Bromide on California Strawberries (Sances).

(10) Strawberry Response to Fumigants Applied by Drip Irrigation Systems (Trout).

(11) Production of Herbicide Tolerant Strawberry Through Genetic Engineering (Morgan).

(12) Weed Control in California Strawberries without Methyl Bromide(Fennimore).

(13) Soil Flooding and Chemical Alternatives to Methyl Bromide in Tomato Production (Locasico).

(14) Alternative Soil Disinfestation Treatments for Weed Control (Rosskopf).

(15) Efficacy of Methyl Bromide Alternatives in Tomato and Double-Cropped Cucumber (Gilreath).

(16) Soil Fumigation and Herbicide Combinations for Caladium (Gilreath).

(17) Will Fumigants, Biofumigants or IPM Adequately Replace Methyl Bromide in Australia (Porter)?

(18) Research on Replanting Apples Without Methyl Bromide in Tasmania, Australia (Brown).

(19) Sustainable Impacts for a Seamless Transition in the U.S. Vegetable Industry (VanSickle).

(20) Potential Methyl Bromide Alternatives in Soil Fumigation (Ndalut).

(21) Solarization Approved Against Nematode Infestation of containerized Nursery Stock (Stapleton).

(22) Fumigation and/or Solarization Soil Treatment for Verticillium Wilt of Apricot (Stapleton).

(23) Metam Sodium a Potential Alternative to Methyl Bromide (Haglun).

(24) Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin Effects on Pasteuria Penetrans (Dickson).

(25) Nematicidal Activity of Iodinated Hydrocarbons (Rodriguez-Kabana).

(26) Control of Soilborne Diseases by Combined Soil and Post-Harvest Treatments (Gamliel).

(27) Combined Organic Amendments with Soil Heating to Control Soilborne Plant Pathogens (Gamliel).

(28) Using Steam to Replace Methyl Bromide in the Golden Nematode Control Program (Brodie).

(29) Bacterial Oxidation of Methyl Bromide: Field Tests (Miller).

(30) A New Method for Estimating the Permeability of Plastic Films to Fumigant Vapors (Papiernik).

(31) Orgalloy VIF Films: Reducing Preplant Fumigant Dosages with Preserved Efficiency (Grimaud).

(32) Results of 2 Years of Field Trials Using Ozone Gas as a Soil Treatment (Pryor).

(33) Propargyl Bromide, Biorationals, and other Fumigants for Nematode Control (Noling).

(34) Plant Resistance and Soil Amendments in Florida Tomato and Pepper (Noling).

(35) Impact of Soil Disinfestation Practices on Plant Health (Chellemi).

(36) Nitrogen Transformation Products Eliminate Plant Pathogens in Soil (Lasarovits).

(37) Control of Tomato Wild with Solarization and Methyl Bromide or Trichoderma Hazianum (Amadioha).

(38) Strains fo Trichoderma Benefit for Biological Control of Seedlings Pathogens (Gromovykh).

(39) Use of Different forms of Trichoderma as a Soil Fumigant Picea obovata (Gromovykh).

(40) Soil Fumigation with Allylisotiocyanate: Preliminary Results in Italy (Minuto).

(41) A Rejection Phenomenon Can Occur as Root Systems Move into an Alien Soil Ecosystem (McKenry).

(42) First-Year Nematode Control and Tree Growth Using Treatments Appropriate for Buffer Zones (McKenry).

(43) Managing Soil Micorbial Communities to Enhance Growth of Apple in Replant Soils (Mazzola).

(44) Preplant Application of Fumigants to Orchards by Micro-Irrigation Systems (Trout).

(45) IR-4 Methyl Bromide Alternative Programs for Strawberries and Tomatoes (Norton).

(46) Potential Funding from USDA-CSREES for Alternatives to Methyl Bromide (Huettel).

(47) Policy Measures to Facilitate Methyl Bromide Phase Out (Miller).

(48) Enhacing Soil Solarization for Pest Control in Field-Grown Flower Crops (Elmore).

(49) Management of Verticillium Wilt in Strawberry Using Vegetable Crop Rotation (Shetty).

(50) Grape Replant Disorder - Field Tests of Some Potential Alternatives (Schneider).

(51) Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Fumigation in Forest Nurseries of the Western U.s. (Harris).

(52) Heat Treatment: Capabilities and Limitations (Sargent).

(53) Insecticidal Properties of Iodinated Hydrocarbons (Rodriguez-Kabana).

(54) The Control of Various Species of Stored-Product Insects with EHF Energy (Halverson).

(55) The Economic Impacts of Banning Methyl Bromide: Where do we need more research (Lynch)?

(56) A Commercial Recapture System for Methyl Bromide at Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport (McAllister).

(57) Methyl Bromide Alternatives: Toronto Trials.

(58) Efficasy of Three Fumigant Methods for Empty Ship Holds Against Stored Product Insects Adults and Eggs (Fields).

(59) Fumigation of an Empty Shiphold Using the Horn Generator Magtoxin Granules System (Mathews).

(60) Recover and Recycle Using Bromosorb Technology (Weightman).

(61) Corrosion of Metals in Phosphine (Brighham).

(62) Reducing Methyl Bromide Dosage or Exposure Time Using Carbon Dioxide with Methyl Bromide or Carbon Dioxide with Heat (Navarro).

(63) Enhanced Fumigation Efficacy as a Methyl Bromide Alternative: Case Studies with Sulfuryl Fluoride (Williams).

(64) Sulfurly Fluoride Research and Development Update (Schneider).

(65) Response of Navel Orangeworm and Indianmeal Moth Eggs to Low Temperature Storage.

(66) Brazil's Use of Irradiation as an Alternative Treatment and Replacement for Methyl Bromide (Ross).

(67) Radiation Disinfestation and Fumigant Replacement, A Technology Whose Time is Now (Kunstadt).

(68) MAP Packing to Meet Quarantine Security Requirements for Sweet Cheeries (Simmons).

(69) A High-Pressure Water Jet Treatment To Remove Quarantine Pests From Harvested Apples (Whiting).

(70) Exploratory Research on Freeze Treatment of Disinfestation of Dates (Denis).

(71) Propylene Oxide, A Registered Fumigant, A Proven Insecticide (Griffith).

(72) Efficacy of Methyl Bromide Alternatives Against Forest Pests Potentially Imported to U.S. Via Chile (Smith).

(73) UNEP's Roundtable Session on Implementing Alternatives to Methyl Bromide in Developing Countries (Gilfillan).

(74) Lessons Learned During UNIDO's Project Implementation in the Methyl Bromide Sector.

(75) Disseminating Methyl Bromide Alternative Technologies to Jordanian Farmers (Fazza).

(76) The Use of Three Fumigants on Walnuts to Control Diapausing Codling Moth Larvae (Leesch).

(77) Design and Implementation of Demonstration Projects in Developing Countries (Taylor).

(78) Assisting Developing Countries - Multilaterial Fund and GTZ Approach (Miller).

(79) Efficacy/Persistence of Indianmeal Moth Granulosis Virus Applied to Nuts (Vail).

(80) Efficacy of Methyl Iodide and Synergy with Chloropicrin for Control of Soil-Borne Fungi (Becker).

(81) Bioherbicides as Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Weed Control in Tomato (Boyette).

(82) Phytophthora Control on Strawberry, Almond and Walnut Without Methyl Bromide (Browne).

(83) Evaluation of Amended Transplant Mixes for Fruit and Vegetable Production (Koaklis-Burelle).

(84) Contamination of Pinus Radiata Seeds in California by Fusarium Circinatum (Dwinell).

(85) Telone Products as Alternatives to Methyl Bromide in Florida Crops (Eger).

(86) Mode of Action of Beneficial Fusaria For Biocontrol of Fusarium Wilt).

(87) Alternative Soil Fumigant Trials in New Zealand Strawberry Production (Horner).

(88) Reducing Methyl Bromide Emissions From Fields with a Sheet Containing Titanium Dioxide (Kobara).

(89) Impact of 1,3-D Restrictions in California After a Ban on Methyl Bromide (Lynch).

(90) Performance of Agri-50 as a Nematicidal Root Dip (Mckenry).

(91) Effect of Metam Sodium and Methyl Bromide on Root-Knot Weeds and Yield in Florida Tomatoes (McMillan).

(92) Biofumigation as an Alternative to Methyl Bromide for Control of White Grub Larvae (Noble).

(93) Host Response of Guardian Peach Rootstock in Different Meloidogyne spp. Isolater (Nyczepir).

(94) Application of Ammonium Thiosulfate to Reduce Telone II Emissions From Soil (Papiernik).

(95) Enhanced Fumigant Activity at Higher Soil Temperature (Papiernik).

(96) Impacts of Methyl Bromide and It's Alternatives on Soil Microbial Communities (Papiernik).

(97) Enzone Soil Fumigant: Application is Key to Success (Phillips).

(98) Virtually Impermeable Film for Use as Mulch and in Broadcast Fumigation (Rimini).

(99) Reducing Methyl Bromide in Preplant Soil Treatment for Ginger Root (Sato).

(100) Agri-50: Results of Nationwide Field Testing (Steckler).

(101) Evaluation of a New Diatomaceous Earth (DE) Formulation to Control Stored-Product Beetles (Arthur).

(102) Lemon and Nectarine Quality/Phytotoxicity After Alternative Methyl Bromide Treatments (Aung).

(103) Necessary Conditions for Indianmeal Moth Development on Raisins (Burks).

(104) Accelerated Quarantine Treatment Development for Insects on Poor Hosts (Follett).

(105) Using Microcalorimetry to Better Understand Insect Response to CA (Mitcham).

(106) Quarantine Use of Methyl Bromide in the U.S. - What are the Numbers (Schneider)?

(107) Semi-Commercial Scale Ultra-Low Oxygen Storage For Disinfestation (Shellie).

(108) Sulfuryl Fluoride: A Disinfestation Treatment for Walnuts and Almonds (Zettler).

(109) Update on the Methyl Bromide Phase Out (Thomas).

(110) Phasing Out Methyl Bromide in China: A Developing Country Initiative (Mercado).

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