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Tropical Soda Apple Treatment Report

Mar 9, 2023

Contact Organics aims to restore balance in the environment by creating products that focus on improving soil microbiology while controlling unwanted plant growth. An estimated 2,000 invasive and noxious weed species are already established in the United States (USDA Forest Service). Tropical soda apple (TSA), Solanum viarum Dunal (Solanaceae) native weed of Southeastern Brazil, Northeastern Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay currently invading Florida and other Southern USA states, is causing damages in the millions of dollars, impacting grasslands and natural ecosystems. TSA was first reported in the USA in 1988, in Glades County, Florida (Coile 1993, Mullahey and Colvin 1993). With the raping spread rate, TSA is causing great damage and is a major concern for Florida and other Southern States. Statewide economic impacts were estimated to range from $6.5 million to $16 million annually, and this is only considering the impact to beef cattle producers, yet there was evidence that TSA was causing ecological damage in natural areas by displacing native plants and disrupting ecological integrity (Medal, J.C. & Overholt, William & Charudattan, Raghavan & Mullahey, & Gaskalla, & Diaz, Rodrigo & Cuda,. (2012). Tropical Soda Apple Management Plan 2012. University of Florida-IFAS, 1st edition. Gainesville, Florida. 86p.). The plant invades hammocks, ditch banks, and roadsides, where it out-competes native plants (Langeland & Burks 1998).   Tropical soda apple, as many other invasive weeds, can successfully be controlled using the weed control alternative – Contact Organics Weed Terminator 20 & Contact Organics Boost superior combo.   Mervin Martin from Kraut […]

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Contact Organics products are FREE from Glyphosate, AMPA, Paraquat, Diquat, Chlormequat, Glufosinate, shows an independent lab analysis! No Pesticides in the Weed Terminator & Boost combo were also detected!

Jun 8, 2022

Contact Organics is dedicated to providing the highest quality nontoxic weed control products to its customers and ultimately to the environment. By creating products that focus on improving soil micro-biology while controlling unwanted plant growth, we aim is to restore balance in the environment. Stop using toxic herbicide formulations to control weeds and choose a better, smarter, innovative, glyphosate-free alternative, a soil-health-focused herbicide that’s both effective and safe. Keep toxic chemicals out of the soil, out of our food chain. Through this approach, we can help to remove toxins from our food, thereby bringing back balance to our bodies.   We know the ingredients our products are made from and how they affect or in our case do not affect nature. It is important to be able to independently prove all our claims. Consequently, Contact Organics sent a randomly selected sealed container of our Weed Terminator 20 and Boost to an independent lab for analysis of any type of synthetic herbicide. Did we have prove that we provide a safe weed control solution? No! But we care to show to our current and future customers that by selecting the Weed Terminator and Boost superior combo, they will eliminate unwanted vegetation and yet will not harm people, animals or our environment,. Our products are designed to work with nature and to against it.   The lab results prove that Contact Organics products are FREE from Paraquat, Diquat, Chlormequat, and Glufosinate. The certificate of analysis can be found, here.   What is […]

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