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Karen
Are your seeds sprayed with herbicides and fungicides

Submitted: 03:36PM, 31 Jul 2013
Answer: Hi Karen,
A small percentage of our seed is treated with Thiram, which is a fungicide, and that is restricted to those seeds which are particularly susceptible to attack by soil-borne fungus in the pre-germination stage. We are required by government regulations to thus protect some lines of seed.

It should be borne in mind that the quantity of the chemical used is extremely small and is applied to the coat of the seed. The chemical cannot transmit from the seed to the future plant. Consequently there is no danger of contamination of future crops. The chemical on the seed does not affect the harvested produce or the plant itself.

Answered: 12:48PM, 01 Aug 2013

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