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Alternatives to methyl bromide for pest control in structures (AFM 93) - FT0574(1)

Description
To optimise a physical combination technique based primarily on heat, in conjunction with other physical factors such as CO2 and/or inert dusts, taking account of the effect of humidity, to provide a viable alternative to the use of methyl bromide in flour mills to eradicate deep-seated infestations.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2000

To: 2003

Cost: £90,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Central Science Laboratory
Keywords
Distribution              
Environmental Performance              
Food and Drink              
Food Hygiene              
Food manufacturing industry              
Pest Control              
Storage              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain