Author Topic: "Healthier" Strawberries that Grow at a Faster Rate  (Read 911 times)


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"Healthier" Strawberries that Grow at a Faster Rate
« on: April 16, 2010, 07:12:02 PM »

To summarize it:

They use gibberellic acid on a strawberry plant. (GA is a plant hormone that incres growth by crazy insane rates. Think 10 foot tall cabbage...) The nutritional value went up in antioxidants, and had higher yield.

Question: How many of you think it's worth it to use a "healthy/natural" growth hormone on your strawberries if they are more nutritious and you get more of them?

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Re: "Healthier" Strawberries that Grow at a Faster Rate
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2010, 06:41:35 PM »
Considering the concentration is less tha .1-.01 ug per mL or something like that... and it doesn't do anything in humans (from what I am aware of) there should be no problem with eating plants that it's been used on.

If you've eaten grapes you've probably eaten something it's been used on.
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