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There are 2 comments on The Hidden Cost of Strawberries

  1. Thank you for providing this perspective from Dr. Loehler. A few key points were missed, though. For strawberry production, soil fumigation is also key to control several plant diseases that affect not only strawberries, but also the crops that follow strawberries in the crop rotation on a particular piece of ground.

    The other fact missed is that the US EPA already registered methyl iodide, and it is currently registered for use in 47 states with the EPA regulations. Several states have already permitted use of methyl iodide for a range of crops. The proposed California regulations are highly more restrictive than the US EPA regulations, and will not allow methyl iodide to simply replace another substance in the same locations.

  2. Thank You for letting us know about methyl iodide I really hope they don’t pass this its awful I would hate to see field workers get sick how would they feed there families. I wonder what they will come up with next.

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