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Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Pest Control in Structures

Institutions
Igrox Chemicals Ltd
Start date
2000
End date
2003
Objective
To optimise a physical combination technique based primarily on heat, in conjunction with other physical factors such as CO2 and/or inert dusts, taking account of the effect of humidity, to provide a viable alternative to the use of methyl bromide in flour mills to eradicate deep-seated infestations.
Funding Source
Dept. for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Project number
AFM93
Categories
Chemical Contaminants
Commodities
Grains, Beans, Legumes