Gamma irradiation machine unveiled in Iran’s Bonab

Tabriz, IRNA – A self-shielding gamma irradiation machine capable of processing 20 metric tons of agricultural products per day has been unveiled in Iran’s northwestern city of Bonab.

The irradiation machine was unveiled in a ceremony attended by Mohammad Eslami, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, on the sixth day of the Administration Week on Tuesday.

Designed and developed by domestic experts, the machine is able to irradiate bulk crops such as grains and legumes for disinfection, germination control, and reduction of storage pests.

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