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News April 1, 2022

On February 13, 2022, two new phystosanitary treatments using irradiation that had been adopted in 2021 were published in the form of annexes to ISPM 28: PT 38: Irradiation treatment for Carposina sasakii ISPM 28 Annex 38 (2021) This treatment describes the irradiation of fruits and vegetables...

News March 25, 2022

The Gafchromic™ dosimetry system offers a relatively simple, low cost and accurate means of assessing low doses used for the Sterile Insect Technique and phytosanitary irradiation. The dosimeter is a small (1 × 1 cm square), thin (~100 micron) film that changes colourwhen irradiated. The...