The data include preplant fumigations using chloropicrin with and without 1,3-D, and chloropicrin without methyl bromide.
For other tarp fumigations only, we noted the percentage of the perimeter for which there was an opportunity to extend the buffer farther outward.
VIDOH and ATSDR, working with EPA and condominium management, sought to identify persons in addition to the affected family who had potentially been exposed to methyl bromide at the condominium resort to more fully characterize health effects of the fumigations.
Thirty-seven additional persons were identified as potentially having been exposed to methyl bromide as a result of these fumigations.
Oxygenation of Phosphine speeds up its action, allowing it to perform its function in five-hour fumigations, rather than 10-day treatments.
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.
Increased oxygen levels also resulted in significantly lower survival rates of Indianmeal moth pupae in response to 24-hour fumigations
with 500 and 1,000 ppm phosphine at 10[degrees]C, and complete control was achieved at 1,000 ppm phosphine at 60 percent oxygen," says Liu.
Yet columnist and publisher Daniel Samper Pizano says that President Alvaro Uribe, when campaigning in May 2002, promised to end the fumigations
begun by former President Andres Pastrana (1998-2002).
Indigenous tribes who live there complain that the fumigations
are polluting the rivers and killing legal crops.
To call attention to the destructive fumigations
and the role of the corporate lobby in policy-making, the National Mobilization on Colombia (with over 80 endorsers) is calling for a day of nonviolent action to challenge U.
In March, four Colombian governors came to Washington to denounce the fumigations
This loading is under concentration and flow conditions that are common in agricultural post-harvest commodity fumigations
And the commissioner is going to have personnel on site during the fumigations
According to Lawton, whole-structure fumigation
with Vikane gas fumigant is a popular treatment choice in California, where Western performs about 600 fumigations
a month during swarming season.
With over 100 years of combined experience in all aspects of import/export fumigations
, their personnel will be able to handle any situation that Food Safety Systems may encounter," stated President of Food Safety Systems, Bill Karney.