Propylene oxide: A potential quarantine and pre-shipment fumigant for disinfestation of nuts


Propylene oxide (PPO) was evaluated at a low pressure of 100 mm Hg for toxicity to different life stages of the Indianmeal mothPlodia interpunctella (Hübner) in the presence and absence of three species of nuts. Eggs and larvae were generally the most tolerant life stages in empty chambers and on the nut crops. Complete mortality of all life stages was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02981028


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