Citrus Postharvest Pest Meeting Held in Santa Barbara
The meeting was organized and moderated by Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia. Veronique Bikoba spoke about Dr. Beth Mitcham's Lab's ongoing research on ethyl formate, a postharvest fumigant that is being examined as a possible replacement for some applications of methyl bromide. Dr. Jim Adaskaveg, another of the Postharvest Technology Center's associates, also spoke to the group regarding managing resistance development to postharveset fungicides. The 35th annual meeting is planned for April 2013.