Fumigant

Business / Agriculture / Fumigant: A vaporized pesticide used to control pests in soil, buildings and greenhouses, and chambers holding products such as fruits to be treated. Methyl bromide is an example.

Bromine (Br)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Bromine (Br): Atomic number: 35, Atomic mass: 79.904 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 2.8, Density: 3.1 g.cm-3 at 20°C, Melting point: - 7.2 °C, Boiling point: 58.8 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.165 nm, Ionic radius: 0. MORE

Methyl Bromide

Business / Agriculture / Methyl Bromide: A fumigant used for soil treatment, to control pests in postharvest storage, for killing pests on fruits, vegetables, and grain going into export trade, for plant quarantine treatment, and for fumigat MORE

Soil Solarization

Business / Agriculture / Soil Solarization: Fumigating and warming soil by covering it with black plastic. This is an alternative pest control technique being investigated as an alternative to the use of methyl bromide (a chemical fumigant used MORE

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