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Help : Orange fruit contamination?

Posted by Jonathan5555 none (My Page) on
Wed, Feb 2, 11 at 7:19

Can oranges' fruit be contaminated with bacteria via the roots and trunk of the tree which is 25 ft from old septic tank?

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RE: Help : Orange fruit contamination?

No there is no chance of bacterial contamination via the roots.

RE: Help : Orange fruit contamination?

Fruitnut: Thanks for your info. It agrees with a botanic's opinion. I will harvest the oranges from that tree without them touching the soil. Best regards, Jonathan

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