Researchers have discovered how weeds develop resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate

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Researchers have discovered how weeds develop resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate

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[..] 'If you look at the evolution of glyphosate resistance in Palmer amaranth, based on our research, it appears to have occurred very rapidly.
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'We found that glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth plants carry the glyphosate target gene in hundreds of copies,' Jugulam said.
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“Glyphosate has a lot of good characteristics as an herbicide molecule,” she added. “The recommendations that K-State and many others are promoting is ‘do not abuse glyphosate.’
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Source: Kansas State University

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