Japanese approval for Arysta's iodomethane
Arysta LifeScience has received Japanese approval for its iodomethane-based fumigant, Yokafume. It is recommended for disease, weed and pest control through soil applications to tomatoes and melons. It is also approved for commodity fumigation of chestnuts. Use extensions for ginger and myoga are expected in 2010. Arysta received US approval for iodomethane in 2007 ( Agrow No 530, p 20).