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Girl Discovers The Importance Of Eating Organic | Care2 Healthy

Girl Discovers The Importance Of Eating Organic | Care2 Healthy

A young girl named Elise, made a remarkable discovery during a simple science experiment. She wanted to see how long it would take for a sweet potato to grow a vine. Elise waited and watched for weeks and weeks, but her potatoes refused to grow vines. When she asked her grocer why, he suggested she try using unsprayed organic sweet potatoes and see what happens. Watch this to see what Elise discovers about pesticides on vegetables: Bud Nip is the name for the plant growth inhibitor, Chlorpropham. The pesticide is used to control grass weeds in alfalfa, lima and snap beans, blueberries, cane berries, carrots, cranberries, ladino clover, garlic, seed grass, onions, spinach, sugar beets, tomatoes, safflower, soybeans, gladioli and woody nursery stock. It is also used to inhibit potato sprouting. According to the Pesticide Action Network , Chlorpropham is a not classified as a...

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