UKPRwire, Sat Feb 24 2018] The global Agricultural Fumigants
market was valued at approx.
For about 50 years, California's strawberry industry has relied on chemical fumigants
to disinfest soil of pathogens, as well as to control weeds and nematodes.
are mostly used in the North American and European regions as it is found to be the most effective alternative of methyl bromide, which has led the market to grow at the highest rate.
This situation demands a serious effort to find out some safe viable biodegradable environment friendly and effective substitute to these conventional fumigants
In large timber fumigants
stop rot that good design could have prevented.
As part of that 5-year effort, ARS researchers in Florida and California are helping to minimize release of the alternative fumigants
into the atmosphere with studies focused on fumigant
emission rates and the effectiveness of tarps used as barriers to cover fumigated soil.
Glucosinolate breakdown products as insect fumigants
and their effect on carbon dioxide emission of insects.
Adult insects, 1-7 days old, were used for fumigant
are used to control root diseases, weeds, and nematodes.
Although the USDA spent more than $172 million from 1993 to 2004 researching alternatives to methyl bromide, the agency says it needs more time to come up with fumigants
that are as effective.
Slade Baker has been promoted to UPI fumigants
In addition to the symptom information, participants detailed how long and how frequently they used any of 50 pesticides, including insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, and fumigants
Test materials in acetone applied to Whatman filter papers (7 cm diameter) in a Petri dish (8 cm) acted as sources of fumigants
Hartwell Allen, an ARS soil scientist showed that this virtually impermeable film (VIF) can retain soil fumigants
at higher concentrations for longer periods than standard high-density polyethylene film currently used in vegetable and strawberry production.
He presented his case to the EPA's Crisis Exemption program, noting that his clean-up project was unique and that there were no registered fumigants
designed to kill anthrax, so he needed to use the best agent at his disposal.