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EVIRA_FI 12/06/17 Curtailing deception of origin Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira and Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) will start extensive sampling of strawberries in the summer of 2017. The campaign is related to the joint research project. Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira and Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) will start extensive sampling of strawberries in the summer of 2017.

EVIRA_FI 12/06/17 Curtailing deception of origin Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira and Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) will start extensive sampling of strawberries in the summer of 2017. The campaign is related to the joint research project

The campaign is related to the joint research project of Evira and Luke which aims at developing a method for the verification of the origin of Finnish strawberries. "The study to be started is based on the different forms of isotopes of the elements. Part of the isotopes are found in different concentrations in different geographical regions, and they are absorbed into plants in ratios determined by their environment. Thus it is possible to identify the origin of plant products on the basis of their isotope ratios. The data are supplemented by determining the minerals contained in the plants", explains Professor Janne Nieminen from Evira. Syst Rev. 2015; 4(1): 9. PCR-based specific techniques used for detecting the most important pathogens on strawberry: a systematic review.

GENES, GENOMES AND GENOMICS - MARS 2011 - New insight in the study of strawberry fungal pathogens. Data in Brief Available online 20 March 2015 Data in support of comparative analysis of strawberry proteome in response to controlled atmosphere and low temperature storage using a label-free quantification. Abstract To elucidate the mechanisms contributing to fruit responses to senescence and stressful environmental stimuli under low temperature (LT) and controlled atmosphere (CA) storage, a label-free quantitative proteomic investigation was conducted in strawberry (Fragaria ananassa, Duch. cv.

Data in Brief Available online 20 March 2015 Data in support of comparative analysis of strawberry proteome in response to controlled atmosphere and low temperature storage using a label-free quantification

‘Akihime’). Postharvest volatile compounds were characterized following storage under different conditions. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - OCT 2010 - GUIDE FOR IDENTIFICATION OF IMPORTANT DISEASES IN STRAWBERRY IN CALIFORNIA. Journal of Food Research; Vol. 4, No. 3; 2015 Microbial Decontamination of Fresh Produce (Strawberry) Using Washing Solutions. USDA 06/06/14 Présentation : Strawberry diseases: identification and control. Trop. plant pathol. vol.39 no.2 Brasília Mar./Apr. 2014 Postharvest rot and mummification of strawberry fruits caused by Neofusicoccum parvum and N. kwambonambiense in Brazil. Postharvest rot and mummification of strawberry fruits caused by Neofusicoccum parvum and N. kwambonambiense in Brazil Ueder P.

Trop. plant pathol. vol.39 no.2 Brasília Mar./Apr. 2014 Postharvest rot and mummification of strawberry fruits caused by Neofusicoccum parvum and N. kwambonambiense in Brazil

LopesI; Laercio ZambolimI; Danilo B. PinhoI; Aline V. Syst Rev. 2015; 4(1): 9. PCR-based specific techniques used for detecting the most important pathogens on strawberry: a systematic review. Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences - August-2014 – Fusarium wilt disease of sstrawberry caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Fragariae in Iraq and its control. RUTGERS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION 01/05/14 Strawberry Fruit Rots. Anthracnose Fruit Rot of Strawberry Fruit rots in strawberry can cause significant losses if not recognized early and controlled.

RUTGERS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION 01/05/14 Strawberry Fruit Rots

The use of good cultural practices such as: keeping fields weed-free and promoting good drainage; long crop rotations, and preventative fungicide applications are critical. Pathogens such as anthracnose, gray mold (Botrytis), and leather rot can become systemic problems in strawberry plantings once established. All three fungal diseases are soil-borne and once in fields can be difficult to manage over the lifetime of the planting. The use of mulch (matted rows) to prevent/reduce soil splashing and keeping fruit from coming into direct contact with the soil surface can be beneficial in organic production systems where conventional fungicides cannot be used. For more information on the control of anthracnose fruit rot, gray mold, and leather rot please see the 2014 Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations Guide. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies - 2014 - A new pest, Duponchelia fovealis Zeller, on strawberries in Turkey - damage, distribution and parazitoid.

International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) - 2014 - A Virtual Reality System to Monitor and Control Diseases in Strawberry with Drones: A project. Food Research International . 08/2014; Early detection and classification of pathogenic fungal disease in post-harvest strawberry fruit by electronic nose and gas chromatography–mass spectrometry. Food Control Volume 55, September 2015 Dissipation of four fungicides on greenhouse strawberries and an assessment of their risks. State Key Lab Breeding Base for Zhejiang Sustainable Plant Pest Control; MOA Key Lab for Pesticide Residue Detection; Zhejiang Province Key Lab of Detection for Pesticide Residues and Control; Institute of Quality and Standard for Agro-products, Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences; Hangzhou 310021, China Received 26 December 2014, Revised 27 February 2015, Accepted 28 February 2015, Available online 9 March 2015 Choose an option to locate/access this article: Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution Check access doi:10.1016/j.foodcont.2015.02.050.

Food Control Volume 55, September 2015 Dissipation of four fungicides on greenhouse strawberries and an assessment of their risks

EUROSURVEILLANCE 27/02/14 Au sommaire: Large multistate outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis associated with frozen strawberries, Germany, 2012. From 20 September through 5 October 2012, the largest recorded food-borne outbreak in Germany occurred.

EUROSURVEILLANCE 27/02/14 Au sommaire: Large multistate outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis associated with frozen strawberries, Germany, 2012.

Norovirus was identified as the causative agent. We conducted four analytical epidemiological studies, two case–control studies and two surveys (in total 150 cases) in secondary schools in three different federal states. Overall, 390 institutions in five federal states reported nearly 11,000 cases of gastroenteritis.

Actualités EFSA concernant les fraises

American Journal of Botany 101 ( 10 ): 000 – 000 , 2014 . FRAGARIA : A GENUS WITH DEEP HISTORICAL ROOTS AND RIPE FOR EVOLUTIONARY AND ECOLOGICAL INSIGHTS. Data in Brief Available online 20 March 2015 Data in support of comparative analysis of strawberry proteome in response to controlled atmosphere and low temperature storage using a label-free quantification. ARS USDA - Programme de recherche 2012-2015 - Implementing Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Soilborne Disease Control in Strawb. CORNELL UNIVERSITY 15/05/13 Strawberry IPM. FRESH FRUIT PORTAL 21/02/13 Strawberry licensee fights illegal plant duplication in Egypt. Strawberry licensee fights illegal plant duplication in Egypt Send to a friend February 21st, 2013 With the help of European Union customs officials, U.S. company Ekland Marketing detained dozens of loads of illegally produced Egyptian strawberries over the 2012-13 season in an effort to protect official patent agreements.

FRESH FRUIT PORTAL 21/02/13 Strawberry licensee fights illegal plant duplication in Egypt

As a strawberry licensee to almost 70 countries, Ekland Marketing has encountered extra trouble in Egypt due to easy and unauthorized duplication of the country’s most common variety, Festival strawberries. Outside of the U.S. and Canada, Ekland Marketing is the main licensee for the University of Florida strawberry program. “We really want to work with them. “Getting them to understand how patents work and how the funds go back in to further research, which then benefits their industry again, is something we have tried to convey to them for many years.”

“We continue to work with retailers to notify them who are the legal exporters and who are not. LANCASTER FARMING 08/06/13 Strawberry Viruses Could Reduce Crop Yield. Although the late harvest of strawberries can be blamed on the weather, the size of the harvest has been affected by a virus.

LANCASTER FARMING 08/06/13 Strawberry Viruses Could Reduce Crop Yield

Michael J. Newell, faculty research assistant and program manager for horticultural crops at the Wye Research and Education Center, said agricultural researchers noted a problem with strawberry plants in the states last fall. Sometime last November, they started getting reports that strawberry plants were not growing well and they began to investigate, not suspecting a virus at the time. “Most of the plants we get for plastic culture — planted beneath black plastic in the fall to overwinter — come from plant nurseries in Canada and Nova Scotia,” Newell explained. Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) Annual Meeting, Orlando, Flor.

Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 3-5 February 2013 The Economic Value of Precision Management System for Fungicide Application in Florida Strawberry Industry – guatemalt

NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION - FEV 2013 - Virus Infections in 2012-2013 Stra. GROWING PRODUCE 25/02/13 Survey: Florida Strawberry Growers Most Concerned About Mexico. The 2013 Florida Berry Expo welcomed a good turnout at the Gulf Coast Research and Education Center in Balm.

GROWING PRODUCE 25/02/13 Survey: Florida Strawberry Growers Most Concerned About Mexico

The event featured several educational presentations followed by field tours showcasing new varieties, cold protection, and pest and disease control trials. Dr. Zhengfei Guan, UF/IFAS, is conducting a comprehensive survey of Florida’s strawberry growers to determine the challenges the industry is facing. Guan presented results of his study during the Berry Expo. He opened by sharing general trends in acreage and production in the U.S. and in Florida. However, revenue for Florida shows a trend of decreasing returns beginning around 2007. In recent years, Mexican strawberry acreage has shown a dramatic increase, with 17,038 acres planted in 2011 rising to 25,100 acres this season.

Guan said these market challenges are having a negative impression on grower attitudes about the future. Threat Assessment Guan said top concerns match many in the fresh produce sector. Looking Ahead. ARS USDA - 2010 - Research Project: Control of Pathogens in Strawberry and Vegetable Production Systems - 2009 Annual Report. 2009 Annual Report 1a.Objectives (from AD-416) Objective 1: Optimize delivery and evaluate performance of chemical, cultural, biological, and genetic alternatives to methyl bromide for crops/pathogen combinations currently benefiting from the use of methyl bromide. a.

ARS USDA - 2010 - Research Project: Control of Pathogens in Strawberry and Vegetable Production Systems - 2009 Annual Report

Evaluate alternative fumigants. b. Identify genes associated with pathogenicity of Verticillium dahliae based on a Verticillium comparative genomics study to support the development of alternative control procedures. c. FRESH PLAZA 25/10/10 UK: Strawberry harvester shows over 20% more productivity. UK: Strawberry harvester shows over 20% more productivity Tech2reality is a UK based design and innovation company with pioneering experience of applying electric drive and advanced controls to almost anything on wheels. Four years ago they entered the horticultural business, tackling the challenge of part-mechanising the labour intensive process of strawberry harvesting, but adding a particular focus on providing the pickers with a comfortable, quiet and clean working environment, whilst also maximising the teams’ productivity.

They devised a wide track machine for good stability, yet with the remarkable capability to swing all of the wheels into ‘crab mode’ for handling any narrow headlands or gateways. Their Tektu T100 harvester is all-electric powered, offering 4WD, 4WS, automatic conveyors and even automatic steering with non-contact sensors. INTECH - 2011 - Optimizing Fungicide Applications for Plant Disease Management: Case Studies on Strawberry and Grape. Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay - 2011 - Modelling Passive Modified Atmosphere Packaging of Strawberries: Numer. UNIVERSITE DE CORNELL - 2010 - Guide de production de fraises biologiques 2010.