Summary of Awards to Date

Assessment of preharvest attachment and internalization of avirulent Salmonella into melons from irrigation water.

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Date

May. 1, 2007 - Dec. 1, 2008

Award Number

SUS-09 (Cant) SUS-09B (Mel)

Funding Agency

Center for Produce Safety

Amount Awarded

$15,750.00

Investigator

Trevor Suslow, Ph.D.
University of California, Davis

Co-Investigator(s)

D'Lima, C., and Tan, K.

Summary

Current Objective: 1. Evaluate preharvest survival and potential for uptake of bacteria within vines from irrigation water in growth chamber and greenhouse trials