The efficacy and progress in using radiation as a quarantine treatment of tropical fruits—a case study in Hawaii

  title={The efficacy and progress in using radiation as a quarantine treatment of tropical fruits—a case study in Hawaii},
  author={James H. Moy and Lyle Wong},
  journal={Radiation Physics and Chemistry},
  • J. MoyL. Wong
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Business
  • Radiation Physics and Chemistry

Phytosanitary irradiation for export of fresh produce: commercial adoption in Hawaii and current issues

  • P. FollettM. Wall
  • Environmental Science
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
  • 2012
Hawaii is a pioneer in the use of phytosanitary irradiation. Irradiation is an approved treatment to control quarantine insect pests in 17 fruits and 7 vegetables for export from Hawaii to the US

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