Improved technologies to reduce emission of methyl bromide from fumigated soil

Abstract

Methyl bromide (MB) is the chemical most widely used for soil fumigation in intensive agriculture, and for commodity and postharvest quarantine treatments. MB was listed by the Montreal Protocol in 1992 as a controlled ozone-depleting substance, and a phase-out process has been initiated. Several technologies to reduce the fumigation dosage and subsequent… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02980328

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