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US state funds fumigant reduction research

The US state of California EPA's Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has awarded three grants totalling nearly $500,000 to fund research into reducing the use of soil fumigants. A $298,472 award to the California Strawberry Commission is aimed at improving the effectiveness of anaerobic soil disinfestation (ASD), which has shown limited promise in field tests for controlling soil-borne diseases. The Commission will investigate whether using a small amount of fumigant with the ASD technique could improve its effectiveness. The DPR has awarded two grants totalling $182,817 to the University of California co-operative extension service in Merced county for research on nematode control in pistachios, and nematode and disease control in almonds.

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