disinfestation


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dis·in·fest

 (dĭs′ĭn-fĕst′)
tr.v. dis·in·fest·ed, dis·in·fest·ing, dis·in·fests
To rid of vermin.

dis·in′fes·ta′tion (-fĕ-stā′shən) n.
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Noun1.disinfestation - the activity of getting rid of vermin
cleaning, cleansing, cleanup - the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"
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dis·in·fes·ta·tion

n. desinfestación, limpieza extensa y eliminación de parásitos, rumiantes e insectos causantes de infección.
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Anaerobic soil disinfestation can be an effective and economical alternative to fumigation
disease control, fruit fly control or other insects disinfestation. The process is a prerequisite for export of the commodity.
As an alternative to noxious gasses or carbon producing thermal techniques, the company offers a new line of systems for disinfestation and/or pasteurization of flour, oat and corn meal, nuts, spices, pasta and more, either packaged or in bulk.
The company's electron beam irradiation technology will be used primarily as a disinfestation treatment for the fruit and vegetable market.
and Hawaii Pride LLC which launched the nation's first SureBeam disinfestation facility in Hilo, Hawaii -- opening the door for papaya, lychee and star fruit, among other tropical fruits.
To achieve this level of productivity, California strawberry producers need effective soil disinfestation, productive varieties and cultural practices such as polyethylene mulch and drip irrigation (Strand 2008).
SureBeam also built the nation's first commercial X-ray facility in Hilo, Hawaii, for the disinfestation of exotic fruits.