Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Fumigant

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3909

A liquid or solid chemical that forms toxic gas or vapor upon exposure to air, and is used to disperse insecticide in difficult-to-penetrate substrates such as stored grain and soil.

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