In this article:

Describes experiments examining the effectiveness of a combination of ethylene dichloride and carbon tetrachloride as fumigant to control insect pests in dried fruit.

Results of both lab scale and commercial tests are given and discussed.

Recommendations for procedures for using the fumigant commercially are given.

Dried Fruit Grubs – The Ethylene Dichloride Carbon Tetrachloride Fumigation Process

1929, Journal of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, vol 2, pages 128 – 133

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