similutated round-up drift on potatoes and next generation
If your organic potatos are being grown near someone who is spraying Round-Up, this paper may be worth knowing about.
Title: Glyphosate Carryover in Seed Potato: Effects on Mother Crop and Daughter Tubers
Published in: American Journal of Potato Research,
Authors: Pamela J. S. Hutchinson, Joel Felix, Rick Boydston
"1. Aberdeen Research and Extension Center, University of Idaho, 1693 S. 2700 W, Aberdeen, ID, 83210, USA
2. Malheur Experiment Station, Oregon State University, 595 Onion Ave., Ontario, OR, 97914, USA
3. Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Prosser, WA, 99350, USA "
" Implications are that if a mother seed crop encounters glyphosate during bulking, injury may not even be noticeable on the foliage or the tubers, however, emergence, vigor, and yield of the crop growing the following year from the daughter tubers could be greatly impacted."
Here is a link that might be useful: link to abstract