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The paper details an experiment to determine the value of ethylene oxide as a fumigant for use in relation to the principal dried fruit pest in Australia.

The tests, although limited in number and of a laboratory scale, show that ethylene oxide is an effective fumigant against the eggs, larvae and pupae of the dried fruit moth.

Ethylene Oxide as a New Fumigant for Dried Fruits

1931, Journal of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, vol 4, pages 53 – 54

csiro 1931-3

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