sdcisa
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Thiram Coated seeds safe?

I have recently purchased two packets of carrot and bell pepper seeds. Later I found that these seeds are coated/treated with thiram [a fungicide] I wish to know to whether the fruit produced from such seeds will have this toxic substance??

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The small amount of this compound on the seeds will be long gone by the time the produce is ready.

I grow mostly organic , so I stay away from treated seed.

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I had some bean seeds that were treated with this and there was some kind of warning that made me second guess growing them. So I just threw them away.

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thiram coated

hmm.. this gives me second thoughts :( . thanks for your inputs..

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the info i see on thiram suggests that it has an in-ground half-life of 15 days. there will be nothing left of it by the time you harvest anything.

maybe get some gloves for planting, to make sure you minimize exposure? a little fungicide won't hurt you or your plants or your soil long term, though.

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thnx

will check out then.

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