fumigant fumigant

Definition(s):

  • (n) a chemical substance used in fumigation

Usage(s):

  • It is full of cheap, golden oak desks and big wall calendars and the unmistakable fumigant which characterizes railroad offices from the Bangor Aroostook to the Alaska Railroad.

News

  1. Salinas forum sparks fumigant debate

    State pesticide officials can be certain of two things as they continue to unveil their plan to further regulate a widely-used agricultural fumigant in the Salinas Valley: Environmentalists and farmworker advocates will likely claim the finished product lacks teeth while growers will argue it's too restrictive and costly.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Salinas Californian

  2. Pesticide use debated by growers, workers

    The California Department of Pesticide Regulation wants to increase regulations on the use of the pesticide chloropicrin, commonly used as a fumigant in strawberry production.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Adobe Press

Quotes

  • "The project will involve extensive research into disinfestation and control methods, including the trialling of new post-harvest fumigant gases and tree trunk barriers to stop the weevil entering citrus trees," Agriculture Minister Peter...
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Peter McGauran Source: Brisbane Times

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