Effect of high-pressure hot water washing treatment on fruit quality , insects , and disease in apples and pears Part IV : Use of silicone-based materials and mechanical methods to eliminate surface arthropod eggs


The presence of surface arthropods on commercially processed apples and pears poses a problem when these fruits are exported to countries here there are either limits on the numbers of eggs or a total quarantine restriction against these pests. Removal of mite and other arthropod ggs, such as European red mite (ERM) and codling moth (CM) eggs, may be… (More)

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