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ENY046: Reducing Fumigant Application Rates and Soil Emissions with Plastic Mulch Technology

Figure 5. Soil air concentrations of iodomethane (methyl iodide) under different low-density polyethylene (LDPE), metalized, and virtually impermeable (VIF) plastic mulch films monitored over a seven-day period. Note higher soil air concentration over time within response curves for the VIF and metalized mulch films compared to LDPE.