fumigant


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a chemical substance used in fumigation

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The Global Agricultural Fumigants Market is driven by several growth factors such as growing agricultural production, increasing concerns over Post-Harvest Loss, high product efficiency, and changing farming practices and better storage technology.
The most favored fumigant has been methyl bromide, a broad-spectrum fumigant, supplemented with chloropicrin.
The phosphine agricultural fumigant type is projected to grow with the highest CAGR from 2016 to 2021.
Keywords: Plant essential oil fumigant toxicity Tribolium castaneum Trogoderma granarium Cryptolestes ferrugineus
However, its revelation that it is exploring alternatives for the killer pesticide, nicknamed "bomb", indicates that it may impose a total ban after finding safer alternatives for the fumigant.
Intuitively, fumigant movement in timbers should be similar to that in poles, but timbers are usually used horizontally and generally have a higher surface-to-volume ratio that could permit somewhat faster loss of fumigant.
The Agricultural Research Service has been conducting research to find the best alternatives to the fumigant since the mid-1990s, and because of the issue's critical importance, the agency initiated a special areawide pest-management project 5 years ago that made several additional research efforts possible.
The petition says that that EPA can grant conditional registrations under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act only if it determines that use of the pesticide will not cause any unreasonable adverse effects on the environment, and "current evidence demonstrates that the potential harms from the use of this fumigant are serious, immediate, and of unacceptably high probability.
In the agricultural sciences, AITC was effective when utilized as a fumigant in the control of insect pests Lasioderma serricorne (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Anobiidae), Tribolium confusum (Jacquelin du Val) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) (Worfel et al.
Carolina Congressman David Price (r) visited Arysta Life Sciences headquarters in Cary, NC, to congratulate the company's NA Pres Bill Lewis and staff on its EPA Ozone Layer Protection Award for its MIDAS fumigant.
As in the 2007 report, a soil fumigant commonly used on potato fields to kill nematodes and a common herbicide that kills weeds were the two most commonly used pesticides.
Weaver and Subramanyam (2000) suggested that fumigant activity in botanicals could have a greater potential use than grain protectants in future based on their efficacy, economic value and use in large scale storages.
No methyl bromide or any other soil fumigant was used in the study, since they have become too costly for many small growers and nonchemical and nonchemical alternatives are being sought.
This report by the committee examines MB usage, the quantities produced and consumed, and existing and potential alternative treatments for uses of MB as a soil fumigant, as a fumigant of durable commodities and structures, and as a fumigant for quarantine and pre-shipment.
The chemical was later found to be Aluminium Phosphide, used as a fumigant, insecticide and rat poison, and can be toxic if eaten.