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application of chemical compounds in gaseous or smoke form to insects or harmful animals with the purpose of killing them

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The fumigants are usually applied in a gas form to the containers, a process termed fumigation. The major fumigants used today are methyl bromide (MeBr) and phosphine (PH3).

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  • Български: фумигация
  • Čeština: fumigace
  • Dansk: gasning
  • Deutsch: Begasung
  • Ελληνικά: υποκαπνισμός
  • English: fumigation
  • Español: fumigación
  • Eesti: fumigatsioon
  • Suomi: kaasudesinfektio
  • Français: fumigation
  • Hrvatski: fumigacija
  • Magyar: fumigálás
  • Íslenska: svæling
  • Italiano: fumigazione
  • Lietuvių: fumigacija
  • Latviešu: fumigācija
  • Malti: fumigazzjoni
  • Nederlands: fumigatie
  • Norsk: utgassing
  • Polski: fumigacja
  • Português: fumigação
  • Română: fumigație
  • Slovenčina: fumigácia
  • Slovenščina: zaplinjevanje
  • Svenska: gasning