By Dan Chapman
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Flies come and flies go, but one particularly pernicious bug may one day imperil Georgia’s big-dollar peach and blueberry crops.
Promising irradiation technology developed by an Atlanta company, though, could zap the fly all the way back to Asia.
Tuesday, U.S. and Georgia business and agriculture officials met here to discuss a $250,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded study on irradiation’s impact on the state’s peach and blueberry crops.