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THE USE OF X RAYS TO DISINFEST GRAPEFRUIT OF CARIB FLY WITHIN THE PACKINGHOUSE

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
1904
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
1904
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Citrex Technology Inc.
729 N.w.8th Ave Gainesville, FL 32602
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: THE USE OF X RAYS TO DISINFEST GRAPEFRUIT OF CARIB FLY WITHIN THE PACKINGHOUSE
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $200,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE USE OF X RAYS TODISINFEST CITRUS OF CARIB FLY ANASTRAPHASUSPENSA (LOWE) IN SHIPMENTS TO JAPAN WILL PROVIDE AN A ATTRACTIVE ALTERNATIVE TO CHEMICAL FUMIGATION AND GAMMA-RAY IRRADIATION WHEN USED IN CONJUCTION WITH NORMAL PROCESSING PROCEDURES WITHIN PACKINGHOUSES. IT WILL SAVE ON SHIPPING AND LABOR COSTS AND ELIMINATE FRUIT DAMAGE FROM EXCESSIVE HANDLING. IT WILL ALSO ELIMINATE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED FROM THE ENVIRONMENTALLY UNSOUND PRACTICE OF CHEMICAL FUMIGATION.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

Mary ann h. oggen
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
9043790047
Small Business Information at Submission:

Citrex Technology Inc.
729 N.w.8th Ave Gainesville, FL 32602

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No