- California State University, Fresno
- awright@csufre sno.edu
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Alice Wright’s research examines the biodegradation of four pesticides that has been proposed as alternatives of the soon to be banned pesticide, methyl bromide. To characterize the degradation of propargyl bromide, a pesticide that is proposed as an alternative to methyl bromide and to isolate the microorganisms that degrade the pesticides that are considered replacements for methyl bromide. It was discovered that degrade each of the pesticides enable to use the pesticides as s sole carbon and energy source.