With more restrictions on strawberry fumigants, Calif. growers try non-chemical alternatives

  • by: GOSIA WOZNIACKA , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 14, 2013 - 9:10 AM

FRESNO, Calif. — For decades, California strawberry growers like Rod Koda injected the potent pesticide methyl bromide into soil to kill bugs, weeds and plant diseases before planting strawberries.

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