Steam can more effectively combat food pathogens on cantaloupes than traditional removal methods. That’s the finding of an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist in Pennsylvania. Dike Ukuku and his colleagues have demonstrated that a relatively inexpensive steam cleaner (designed to remove wallpaper and clean outdoor grills) can rid cantaloupes of common pathogens more effectively than existing techniques.
Overview: Sweet Potatoes at the Kerr Center
Short summary of sweet potato work at the Kerr Center 2010-2013, with guide and links to more detailed publications (variety trial reports; production practices and technology) resulting from that workOverview: Sweet Potatoes at the Kerr Center