Drip Application of Alternative Fumigants to Methyl Bromide for Strawberry Production

Abstract

Strawberry (Fragaria ×ananassa Duchesne) is a high-value cash crop that benefi ts from preplant soil fumigation with methyl bromide (MB) and chloropicrin (CP). Methyl bromide will be banned in the U.S. and other developed countries by 2005 for most uses. Potential alternative chemicals to replace methyl bromide for soil fumigation include CP, 1,3… (More)

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