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Irradiation as a Quarantine Control Measure; Irradiation Comme Mesure de Controle Sanitaire; Obluchenie kak mera po karantinnomu kontrolyu; La Irradiacion Como Sustitutivo de las Medidas de Cuarentena

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Abstract

One hundred and eighty-six million people passed through US borders in 1965. Of 446000 consignments inspected at US ports of entry last year, 32 000 were infested. This vast increase in international travel, exchange of goods in trade and the speed of movement from one part of the world to another, requires strict measures to prevent worldwide dissemination of ''unwanted'' insect species. Once an exotic species is established, quarantine surveys of pest abundance, distribution and jump spread, require great efforts in containment campaigns with a view to eradication. Is ''inspection'' the most economic means of combating the introduction of undesirable insect species? Is the establishment of irradiation facilities for the treatment of certain commodities, at import or export, or interstate collecting centres, a possible answer to this problem? Can irradiation of certain products replace existing techniques of fumigation? Examples are given of the possible use of irradiation to treat passengers' baggage at airports, to prevent the spread of pests of fruit crops across inter-state boundaries and for the treatment of timber at import. Sustained release of sterilized insects as a continuous control operation is considered as a possible replacement for quarantine survey and treatment of pest containment areas. (author) [French]  More>>
Authors:
Cornwell, P. B. [1] 
  1. Rentokil Laboratories Ltd., Felcourt, Sussex (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
Nov 15, 1966
Product Type:
Conference
Report Number:
IAEA-SM-73/61
Resource Relation:
Conference: International Symposium on Food Irradiation, Karlsruhe, Federal Republic of Germany (Germany), 6-10 Jun 1966; Other Information: 13 refs., 3 figs., 1 tab.; Related Information: In: Food Irradiation. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Food Irradiation| 979 p.
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES; CONTROL; CROPS; DISTRIBUTION; FRUITS; IMPORTS; INSECTS; IRRADIATION; IRRADIATION PLANTS; QUARANTINE
OSTI ID:
22118884
Research Organizations:
International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (Austria); Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Rome (Italy)
Country of Origin:
IAEA
Language:
English
Other Identifying Numbers:
Other: ISSN 0074-1884; TRN: XA13M2048075520
Submitting Site:
INIS
Size:
page(s) 381-393
Announcement Date:
Aug 08, 2013

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Cornwell, P. B. Irradiation as a Quarantine Control Measure; Irradiation Comme Mesure de Controle Sanitaire; Obluchenie kak mera po karantinnomu kontrolyu; La Irradiacion Como Sustitutivo de las Medidas de Cuarentena. IAEA: N. p., 1966. Web.
Cornwell, P. B. Irradiation as a Quarantine Control Measure; Irradiation Comme Mesure de Controle Sanitaire; Obluchenie kak mera po karantinnomu kontrolyu; La Irradiacion Como Sustitutivo de las Medidas de Cuarentena. IAEA.
Cornwell, P. B. 1966. "Irradiation as a Quarantine Control Measure; Irradiation Comme Mesure de Controle Sanitaire; Obluchenie kak mera po karantinnomu kontrolyu; La Irradiacion Como Sustitutivo de las Medidas de Cuarentena." IAEA.
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title = {Irradiation as a Quarantine Control Measure; Irradiation Comme Mesure de Controle Sanitaire; Obluchenie kak mera po karantinnomu kontrolyu; La Irradiacion Como Sustitutivo de las Medidas de Cuarentena}
author = {Cornwell, P. B.}
abstractNote = {One hundred and eighty-six million people passed through US borders in 1965. Of 446000 consignments inspected at US ports of entry last year, 32 000 were infested. This vast increase in international travel, exchange of goods in trade and the speed of movement from one part of the world to another, requires strict measures to prevent worldwide dissemination of ''unwanted'' insect species. Once an exotic species is established, quarantine surveys of pest abundance, distribution and jump spread, require great efforts in containment campaigns with a view to eradication. Is ''inspection'' the most economic means of combating the introduction of undesirable insect species? Is the establishment of irradiation facilities for the treatment of certain commodities, at import or export, or interstate collecting centres, a possible answer to this problem? Can irradiation of certain products replace existing techniques of fumigation? Examples are given of the possible use of irradiation to treat passengers' baggage at airports, to prevent the spread of pests of fruit crops across inter-state boundaries and for the treatment of timber at import. Sustained release of sterilized insects as a continuous control operation is considered as a possible replacement for quarantine survey and treatment of pest containment areas. (author) [French] En 1965, 186 millions de personnes ont franchi les frontieres des Etats-Unis. Sur les 446 000 envois de denrees alimentaires inspectes dans les ports d'acces aux Etats-Unis pendant l'annee ecoulee, 32 000 etaient infestes. L'accroissement considerable du tourisme international, des echanges commerciaux et de la rapidite des moyens de transport exige des mesures rigoureuses pour prevenir la dissemination dans le monde entier des especes d'insectes 'indesirables'. Des que la presence d'une espece exotique est constatee, les controles sanitaires visant a determiner l'abondance des insectes en question, leur distribution et leur rayon de dispersion exigent des efforts soutenus dans le cadre de campagnes de lutte visant a une destruction totale. L'inspection constitue-t-elle le moyen le plus economique de combattre l'introduction des especes d'insectes indesirables? Ce probleme peut-il etre resolu par la creation d'installations pour le traitement par irradiation de certains produits au moment de leur importation ou exportation, ou de centres de ramassage desservant plusieurs Etats? L'irradiation de certains produits peut-elle remplacer les techniques actuelles de fumigation? L'auteur donne des exemples d'un recours eventuel a l'irradiation pour traiter les bagages des voyageurs dans les aeroports, prevenir la dissemination des insectes nuisibles aux fruits d'un Etat a l'autre et traiter le bois a l'importation. Le lacher massif d'insectes sterilises comme moyen de lutte systematique est envisage pour remplacer eventuellement le controle et pour le traitement sanitaire des zones de confinement. (author) [Spanish] En 1965 cruzaron las fronteras de los Estados Unidos 186 millones de personas. De las 446 000 expediciones de articulos alimenticios inspeccionadas el pasado ano en puertos de entrada de los Estados Unidos, 32 000 estaban infestadas. Esta enorme expansion del trafico y de los viajes internacionales y la velocidad de los transportes de una a otra parte del mundo, exigen rigurosas medidas para prevenir la diseminacion de las especies ' indeseables' de insectos. Una vez que una especie extrana se ha introducido en un pais cuesta mucho trabajo contenerla y erradicarla, para lo que es necesario conocer su densidad, su distribucion y la medida en que se ha ido propagando. El autor estima que quizas la ' inspeccion'no sea el medio mas economico para evitar la introduccion de especies nocivas de insectos. Se pregunta si la creacion de instalaciones para irradiar ciertos productos alimenticios en el momento de la importacion o de la exportacion, o en centros colectores interestatales, puede facilitar la solucion de este problema y si la irradiacion de ciertos productos puede sustituir las tecnicas de fumigacion actualmente aplicadas. Cita algunos ejemplos de como pueden emplearse las radiaciones para desinfestar el equipaje de los viajeros en aeropuertos, impedir la propagacion de plagas de la fruta a traves de las fronteras y tratar la madera de importacion. Considera que la suelta de insectos esterilizados como medida continua de control puede sustituir las operaciones de cuarentena y de tratamiento de zonas para la contencion de plagas. (author) [Russian] VT965 godu cherez granicy SShA prosledovalo sto vosem'desjat shest' millionov chelovek. Iz 446 000 partij gruzov, obsledovannyh v portah pribytija SShA v proshlom godu, 32 000 okazalis' zarazhennymi. Gromadnoe uvelichenie mezhdunarodnogo turizma, obmena tovarami v processe torgovli i skorosti peredvizhenija iz odnoj chasti mira v druguju trebujut prinjatija strogih mer po predotvrashheniju vsemirnogo rasprostranenija 'nezhelatel'nyh' vidov nasekomyh. V sluchae pojavlenija jekzoticheskih vidov karantinnyj kontrol' za kolichestvom nasekomyh-vreditelej, ih rasprostraneniem i bystrym ih razmnozheniem trebuet bol'shih usilij po provedeniju kampanij, sderzhivajushhih rasprostranenie nasekomyh s cel'ju ih unichtozhenija. Javljaetsja li ''kontrol'' naibolee jekonomichnym sredstvom bor'by i rasprostraneniem nezhelatel'nyh vidov nasekomyh? Javljaetsja li sozdanie tehnicheskih sredstv po obrabotke posredstvom obluchenija opredelennyh vidov gruzov v punktah importa ili jeksporta, ili v sbornyh punktah vozmozhnym otvetom na jetot vopros? Mozhet li obluchenie nekotoryh produktov zamenit' sushhestvujushhie metody dezinfekcii? Privodjatsja primery vozmozhnogo ispol'zovanija obluchenija dlja obrabotki bagazha passazhirov v ajeroportah v celjah predotvrashhenija rasprostranenija nasekomyh-vreditelej fruktovyh kul'tur za predely vnutrennih granic gosudarstva i primery obrabotki drevesiny pri vvoze. Nepreryvnoe rasprostranenie sterilizovannyh nasekomyh kak sredstvo postojannoj bor'by rassmatrivaetsja v kachestve vozmozhnoj zameny karantinnogo kontrolja i obrabotki rajonov, v kotoryh provoditsja bor'ba s nasekomymi vrediteljami. (author)}
place = {IAEA}
year = {1966}
month = {Nov}
}