|Two spruces in Saline|
So what happened? Obviously the company didn't intend to release a product that would kill non-target plants. Probably they wagered that the precipitation would be within a certain range, but the heavens went overboard, leading to the quick and deleterious uptake of the product by woody ornamentals. Obviously the recommended dosages were too high. But scaling back on the dosage would have meant that customers wouldn't have to buy so much product. Hmm. Ultimately one must wonder who is going to pay for the damage. Some individuals are claiming that damage to woody plants on the University campus is not restricted to conifers.