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2014-06-13 12:21:18

DUBLIN, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p5w5sk/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Methyl Bromide Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Methyl Bromide Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Methyl Bromide industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report...

2012-01-31 06:13:17

Chemists of the University Jena reveal how algae delete unwanted 'competitors' Every morning when the sun comes up, the ocean ground is radically cleaned. As soon as the first rays of sunlight find their way into the water, the microalgae "Nitzschia cf pellucida" start their deadly 'morning hygiene'. The algae, the size of only some few micrometers, wrap themselves and their surroundings in a highly toxic poison: cyanogen bromide, a chemical relative of hydrocyanic acid, although much more...

2011-03-16 17:18:06

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists trying to help Florida growers find a replacement for methyl bromide are studying an alternative soil treatment that uses molasses as one of its ingredients. Researchers with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) are examining whether a cropping system that uses molasses to stimulate microbial activity could be used to replace the popular fumigant. They also are studying recently developed fumigants. The work, presented at the recent...

2008-08-22 15:00:42

Sir, I wish to publicly say thank you to the Nelson Mail for the continued coverage of the methyl bromide issue. Finally, we see some constructive action to mitigate the effects of this deadly chemical. This action is long overdue, and has been forced on a reluctant fumigation industry. It's come after years of effort, by the families of those men who died after working at the port, by the Citizens Against Toxic Spray, the people of Nelson, and by the courage of the media. The Nelson Mail...

2005-06-13 15:29:59

St. Paul, Minn. (June 13, 2005) - Alternatives to a powerful pesticide that was found be an ozone depletor are now being evaluated in agricultural production areas of Florida, say plant pathologists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service. In 1987, the Parties to the Montreal Protocol called for the phase-out of methyl bromide, a soil fumigant used to control soilborne fungi, nematodes, and weeds of more than 100 crops worldwide. The phase out was based on methyl bromide's ability to...


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