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Potato Research

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 312–315 | Cite as

Bromide residues in potatoes fumigated with methyl bromide

  • K. G. Gostick
  • S. G. Heuser
  • Gwendoline Goodship
  • D. F. Powell
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Summary

Free methyl bromide and total bromide residues were determined in potatoes fumigated with methyl bromide. In potatoes fumigated at 180 mg×h/l with methyl bromide at 10 or 18°C after import into the United Kingdom, no free methyl bromide was detectable 24 h after fumigation and total bromide did not exceed 32 ppm.

Keywords

Methyl Bromide Methyl Bromide Free Methyl Bromide Residue 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. G. Gostick
    • 1
  • S. G. Heuser
    • 2
  • Gwendoline Goodship
    • 2
  • D. F. Powell
    • 1
  1. 1.Plant Pathology LaboratoryHarpendenEngland
  2. 2.Pest Infestation Control LaboratorySloughEngland

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