Method used for the disinfection of imported broomcorn and broomcorn brooms

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Title:
Method used for the disinfection of imported broomcorn and broomcorn brooms
Series Title:
B.E.P.Q. ;
Physical Description:
1 leaf : ; 27 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Hoyt, Avery S
United States -- Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
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United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
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Plant quarantine -- Law and legislation   ( lcsh )
Broomcorn -- Fumigation -- Methods   ( lcsh )
Broomcorn brooms   ( lcsh )
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federal government publication   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )

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Caption title.
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"May 7, 1938."
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"(Supersedes H. B. 161 and supplement P.Q. C.A. 309)."
General Note:
"Avery S. Hoyt, Chief."

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University of Florida
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UNITED STATES DEPART%2ITT OF AGRI CULWIRE
Bureau of Entomolof.-y md Pl,=t (Zparantine Washington, D. C.

z. P. q. 474 MaY 7,
(Supersedes H. B. 161 and supplements P. q. C. A. 309)

METHOD USED FOR THE DISINFLECTION OF IITORZED BROOMCCTZN ANT BROOMCOM1 BROOMS

Broomcorn and articles made of broomcorn which are, re,-.uir(,kl to be
treated, under the provisions of reKalation 5 of Quarntine ro. 41, V"'ill be treated by ono of the following met.1-loes:

I. Vacuum 17 =*,.ation:

(1) Thn tE.i.,..-,)erature of the and of th-e
c-gr,,.ber durin -- tjv,- fumi --ation shall be net than
60 F.

(2) 11-he dosa --e for the fir-A-at-icn th, ll be 3 poun ls cf
liquid hydracy -Lnic acid. or its equivalent I)cr 1,000
cu.)ic fe,:,t of srace.

(3) The air presf7ure in the fulli -:ation cha. .,iber shnll be
reduced tr the equivalent of 2 inchc5 of morciry (a 29-inch vacuixa a sea level), -i.ft-.,r .-ihich the hydrocymiic acid -thall be introduced -u--d th, ,, lo, , pressure
hold for tfic, dui-ation of the fur.-igatior..

(4) The e.-,:pozuro siliall b- not less than 3 1, r)ur:7,

T
Stea,.1 Sterilization:

(1) The. air pressure in the treating ch-aTlbOr rh,,ll be
reduc,,,d to t.,e eqjivnlcnt of 5 inches of ;.ierciry
(a 25-inch vac-aum at sea level).

(2) Stenn shall then bo introduced until a positive
pressure of 10 is obtained.

(3) The exposure to the 10-rovxid -, pressi-To of
st %am shall cc,,atinue for -, period sufficient to
ossnrt a constant ter'7)e.---.ture in. ,ll parts of tho
,, c haLb o r af t r i,,-h i t he s rif y ut treat ing I b sh
off =d the chra: ;ber 0:di-austod of the uncond.ensed stoari.

AVERY S. HCYT,
Acting Chief, Bureau of En or:nlog anc', P11-nt Qqar ,ntine.





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