post-harvest pest control

Post-harvest Health, Public-Private Partnerships, GIS

A Better Way to Manage Fruit Rots Providing consumers with the best possible eating experience is a constant goal of the Washington tree fruit industry and its research partners. That goal is being met through delicious new varieties of fruit as well as through more behind-the-scenes developments. One of those recent developments has growers using […]

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 […]