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the application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it

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9 persons became unconscious being exposed to fumigation stench .
Although police later also held the store manager and fumigation supervisor and two others, however, no case had been registered till the filing of this news.
Malik Ilyas said that the DMC South is carrying out the fumigation and cleanliness drive under a coordinated policy.
Key Word: Fumigation, Effectiveness, Quaternary ammonium compounds, Formaldehyde.
By the time a locality gets its turn for fumigation, the disease spreads affecting several people," said Saurabh Gandhi, general secretary, United Residents of Delhi.
We addressed these questions using a set of strawberry fields in Ventura County that had been treated with chloropicrin preplant soil fumigation in 2013.
Over 70 girls lost conscious to a local hospital for treatment after an anti-dengue fumigation campaign at the Domaili Girls High School on Saturday.
Subsequent investigation revealed that previous fumigation with methyl bromide had occurred on October 20, 2014, at the same condominium resort.
He tested phosphine fumigation under high oxygen levels against four different pests - western flower thrips, leafminer pupae, grape mealybug eggs and Indianmeal moth, eggs and purpae.
There are few workable options to kill the pests, and methyl bromide fumigation is the most common one.
Mumbai The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has asked the Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) to stop testing its aircraft cabin fumigation process on "live" rats at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) and other airports across India.
Using heat to kill insects was first pioneered seven years ago as an organic alternative to fumigation.
The technique could be an alternative to conventional fumigation, as some of the gases used in fumigation are being restricted because they are ozone depleters and in many cases plant and factories have to be closed down while fumigation takes place.
funded fumigation efforts against coca farms in Colombia, including costs and some of the drawbacks.
A report from the Organization of American States (OAS) on anti-coca aerial fumigation in Colombia has spurred controversy, with Colombian academics disputing its methodology.