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Research on Quarantine Disinfestation of Mangos

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Title: Research on Quarantine Disinfestation of Mangos
Authors: Armstrong, John W.
Keywords: mangoes
postharvest treatment
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Issue Date: Apr 1993
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Armstrong JW. 1993. Research on quarantine disinfestation of mangos. In: Chia CL, Evans DO, editors. 1993. Proceedings, Conference on Mango in Hawaii; March 9-11, 1993; Honolulu, Hawaii. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. p. 10-12.
Series/Report no.: Proceedings, Conference on Mango in Hawaii
Abstract: Mangoes in Hawaii had no available quarantine treatment to disinfest the fruit of tephritid fruit flies, thus preventing their export to many countries. Efforts to develop an approvable forced hot-air treatment for fruit fly eggs and larvae were described. Mango weevil remained a major problem, which a treatment effective for fruit flies was unlikely to affect.
Pages/Duration: 3 pages
Appears in Collections:Proceedings: Conference on Mango in Hawaii

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