Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview

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Title:
Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview
Physical Description:
Fact Sheet
Creator:
MacRae, Andrew W.
Publisher:
University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, Fla.
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Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melanie Mercer.
Publication Status:
Published
General Note:
"Original publication date April 2010."
General Note:
"HS1166"

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Source Institution:
University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the submitter.
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IR00003818:00001


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Andrew W. MacRae and Joseph Noling2 the law

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Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 2 must Soil preparation Soil temperature Soil moisture Soil sealing

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Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 3 Tarps (plastic mulch) Weather conditions Application depth Prevention of end row spillage Shank-applied fumigant calibration, setup, repair, and maintenance of rigs

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Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 4 Reducing maximum application rates Cucurbits 435 200 200 Eggplant 400 170 200 Forestry seedling nursery 870 260 400 Orchard nursery 435 200 400 Orchard replant (grape) 870 360 400 Orchard replant 870 200 250 (walnut, almond, stone fruit) Ornamentals 870 360 400 Pepper, bell 480 170 200 Strawberry nursery 870 260 400 Strawberry production field 870 200 200 Sweet potato slips 870 200 200 Tomato, fresh market 870 160 200 Removal of uses with low benefits and/or alternatives Limiting use of 98:2 formulations to essential crops

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Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 5 Handler definition Handler requirements Respiratory protection for methyl bromide formulations with 20% or greater chloropicrin

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Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 6 Respiratory protection for methyl bromide formulations with 20% or less chloropicrin Respiratory fit testing, training, and medical certificatio before Tarp perforation and removal

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Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 7 Entry restrictions Fumigant management plans (FMPs each day's each day's

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Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 8 Buffer zone reentry Exemption for transit through the buffer zone Structures under the control of the owner/operator Structures not under the control of the owner/operator Areas not under control of the owner/operator of the application block Publicly owned areas not under the control of the owner/operato Difficult-to-evacuate site

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Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 9 Agricultural areas not under the control of the owner/operator Buffer zone proximity High-barrier tarps (30%-60%)

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Methyl Bromide Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 10 Soil conditions (10%-30%) Potassium thiosulfate (KTS) and/or a water seal (15%) Buffer zone credit cap (80%)