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1. A liquid or solid substance that forms vapors which destroy [[pathogen]]s, insects, etc. Fumigants are usually used in soils or closed structures such as under a tent.<br><br>
 
1. A liquid or solid substance that forms vapors which destroy [[pathogen]]s, insects, etc. Fumigants are usually used in soils or closed structures such as under a tent.<br><br>
  
http://www.apsnet.org/education/IllustratedGlossary/PhotosE-H/fumigant.jpg<br><br>
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http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/repository/calag/img6501p43a.jpg<br><br>
This is a field covered with plastic tarp for 24-48 hours after fumigation to prevent the escape of [[volatile]] chemicals.<br>
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A company applies fumigant through drip irrigation in a strawberry field.<br><br>
Source: http://www.apsnet.org/education/IllustratedGlossary/PhotosE-H/fumigant.htm<br><br>
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Source: http://calag.ucanr.edu/Archive/?article=ca.v065n01p41<br><br>

Revision as of 16:18, 3 October 2017


1. A liquid or solid substance that forms vapors which destroy pathogens, insects, etc. Fumigants are usually used in soils or closed structures such as under a tent.

img6501p43a.jpg

A company applies fumigant through drip irrigation in a strawberry field.

Source: http://calag.ucanr.edu/Archive/?article=ca.v065n01p41