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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Methyl Bromide
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1 - Background
2 - Chemical and Physical Properties
3 - Reactions with Stratospheric Ozone
4 - Solubility
5 - Henry's Law Constant
6 - Vapor Pressure
7 - Adsorption
8 - Diffusion Coefficient
9 - Air Sampling
10 - Field Experiments
11 - Transformation of MeBr in Water
12 - Transformation of MeBr in Soil
13 - Transport Model
14 - Simulating MeBr Volatilization
15 - Fumigation
16 - Post-Fumigation
17 - Further Reading
Post-Fumigation
 
Removing Tarp After Methyl Bromide Fumigation
The plastic tarp was removed from the field 120 hours after application of methyl bromide. The process took several hours.
 
References:
Yates, S.R., Gan, J., Ernst, F.F., Mutziger, A., Yates, M.V. 1996. Methyl bromide emissions from a covered field. I. Experimental Conditions and Degradation in Soil. Journal Environmental Quality 25:184-192.
 
Yates, S.R., Ernst, F.F., Gan, J., Gao, F. and Yates, M.V. 1996. Methyl bromide emissions from a covered field. II. Volatilization. Journal Environmental Quality 25:192-202.
 
Yates, S.R., Gan, J. and Ernst, F.F. Methyl bromide emissions from a covered field. III. 1996. Correcting Chamber Flux for Temperature. Journal Environmental Quality 25:892-898.
 
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