May 12, 2008

Strawberry fields...in need of a new pesticide

Strawberry fields might not stay forever if an alternative to the banned pesticide methyl bromide will not be developed soon.

According to the info service Chemie.de, Spanish researchers at the Instituto Tecnologico Agrario de Castilla y Leon have been looking for an effective and safe alternative for three years and still has no luck in replacing methyl bromide.

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