Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service May 29, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability of a Treatment Evaluation Document; Methyl Bromide Fumigation of Cottonseed
Document Number: 2012-13016
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
We are advising the public that we have determined that it is necessary to immediately add to the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual a treatment schedule for methyl bromide fumigation of cottonseed for the fungal plant pathogen Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum (FOV). We have prepared a treatment evaluation document that describes the new treatment schedule and explains why we have determined that it is effective at neutralizing FOV, certain strains of which are quarantine pests. We are making the treatment evaluation document available to the public for review and comment.
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