methyl bromide

Methyl Bromide Alternatives, Raspberries

WSU Researchers Investigate Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Safe, cheap, and effective alternatives for methyl bromide, long sought by nursery seedling growers and other farmers, may be on the horizon. Ongoing research at Washington State University into antifungal plant species and a diagnostic test could help growers phase out their use of methyl bromide, a soil […]

WSU-Led Research Team Finds New Pest Control Process – Bad for Bugs, Great for Environment

PULLMAN, Wash. – Radio waves, not environmentally damaging chemicals, may be the new, best, post-harvest process for debugging dried fruits and nuts, according to a team of researchers led by Washington State University professor Juming Tang. Using radio waves that generate heat to kill the insects hiding in nuts and dried fruits provides a good […]