Could growers go from methyl bromide to microwaves?
- Ozone warrior. Collis, Brad // Ecos;Apr-Jun98, Issue 95, p34
Looks at the efforts of Dr. Jonathan Banks, a chemist at CSIRO in Australia, to eliminate the use of methyl bromide in agriculture. What is methyl bromide; Arguments made by Banks pertaining to the hazards of this chemical; Suggested alternatives for this chemical.
- Effects of spent mushroom compost on soil after successive chemical fumigation. Golueke, Clarence // BioCycle;May97, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p29
Presents an abstract of the study titled `Conventional and Organic Alternatives to Methyl Bromide on California Strawberries,' by Frank V. Sances and Elaine R. Ingham' reported in the `Composting Science and Utility.'
- Conventional and organic alternatives to methyl bromide... Sances, Frank V.; Ingham, Elaine R. // Compost Science & Utilization;Spring97, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p23
Evaluates the relative efficacy of chemical and organic alternatives to methyl bromide fumigation. Chemical and organic alternatives used in the study; How the study was done; Results and discussion.
- Stored product protection in Vietnam. Mueller, Dave // Pest Control;Feb98, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p21
Discusses how Vietnam uses methyl bromide and determines whether it is a candidate for a demonstration project to find alternatives for methyl bromide. Amount of methyl bromide Vietnam uses per year; Why Vietnam uses methyl bromide; Compound which can be an effective alternative to methyl...
- Methyl bromide makers see hope in new film. Milmo, Sean // Chemical Market Reporter;07/21/97, Vol. 252 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the proposed phaseout of methyl bromide in Europe. Period targeted for the phaseout; Arguments of European methyl bromide suppliers for a postponement of the chemical's phaseout.
- The golden state faces methyl bromide scare. // American Nurseryman;2/1/96, Vol. 183 Issue 3, p10
Reports on the hoarding of methyl bromide by nursery professionals in California, due to a possible deregulation of the soil fumigant by March 30th, 1996. What deregulation will be as a result of; Comments from Robert Falconer, director of government affairs for the California Association of...
- Methyl bromide hearings draw opposition. // New Zealand Doctor;5/19/2010, p12
The article reports on the opposition received by oral hearings on 2010 regulations on methyl bromide gas use in New Zealand.
- Methyl bromide. Nunas, Kyle // Natural Life;Nov/Dec96, Issue 52, p9
Focuses on the disadvantages of using the pesticide methylbromide. Effects on the ozone layer; Absence of alternative to the pesticide.
- Methyl bromide alternatives update. // American Nurseryman;12/1/95, Vol. 182 Issue 11, p10
Reports on the Second Annual International Methyl Bromide Alternatives Research Conference held in San Diego, California which gave an update regarding the alternatives to methyl bromide. Phasing out of methyl bromide by the year 2001; Discussion of research for forestry products and structural...