The results suggest that to achieve fruit yield and weed control similar to methyl bromide and chloropicrin, 33% less 1,3-dichloropropene plus chloropicrin is needed under TIF than standard films.
What does MB stand for?
MB stands for Methyl Bromide (fumigant)
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Farmers have been using methyl bromide since the 1930s, but these days it is subject to strict environmental controls because it depletes Earth's ozone layer.
One such chemical is methyl bromide (MB), an important pesticide used to control harmful insects, rodents, pathogens and weeds.
But after a decade of success in rolling back global levels of consumption, the California strawberry industry that uses 40 percent of the nation's methyl bromide (it is also used on Florida tomatoes) convinced the Bush administration to back pedal.
The company will also use funds for continued development and launch of a biofumigant product as an alternative to methyl bromide.
SCIENTISTS from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the USA are using a form of plastic sheeting called Hytibar to develop an environmentally safe way of preventing ozone-depleting gas from the pesticide methyl bromide reaching the atmosphere.