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Re: round-up pro

WE carry Hi Yield Super Killzall(41%)  in the garden center. FOr some
reason, I  started reading its label having once been under the assumption
that Roundup was gone in the soil after 7-10days. This products label had a
specific note saying no tomato seed for three days and no plants for 30
days. Perhaps this came about with the tomato deaths after using Seattle
compost tainted with herbicides.

----- Original Message -----
From: "DP" <pulis@mindspring.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2008 7:44 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] round-up pro

> Application to harvest time is 14 days for tomatoes according to a PHI
> statement I read at UCDavis' commercial website. However, I remember that
> UGA studies showed that if using RoundUp in a vegetable garden, some
> to the young tomatoes was shown up to 21 days after application, so they
> recommended not using it before planting unless you had that much time.
> Note that this is referring to regular RoundUp, not the new RoundUp
> combination products that contain extra ingredients. Always read and
> the label exactly.  I see no recommendation for using RoundUp Pro in a
> vegetable garden, and my only experience with it has been with management
> woodies.
> By the way, since Glyphosate (the original active ingredient in RoundUp)
> now off-patent, you can get a cheaper formula of the same stuff. I use the
> Ace Hardware brand and it's a third the cost.
> d
> > On May 22, 2008, at 6:24 PM, Theresa G. wrote:
> >
> >> So- anybody know what the deal is with "Round-up Pro"?  How long  does
> >> take to break down in the soil?  Is it safe to plant veggies  in that
> >> area after you used it- do all the chemicals biodegrade??  Thanks for
> >> help-
> >> Theresa
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