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A lethal dose of RNA

Researchers are using a new technology called RNA interference to help plants fend off insects on their own with very little collateral damage. The first results may come on the markets before the end of the decade. more »

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What Happens When Weed Killers Stop Killing?

Excerpt from a recent science magazine article:¬†Farmers in the United States are heading for a crisis. In parts of the country, weeds resistant to the world’s most popular herbicide, glyphosate, now grow in the vast majority of soybean, cotton, and … more »

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News Article on ‘War Against Weeds Down Under’

Read the news article published in the August issue of the journal ‘Science’ on The War Against Weeds Down Under, a story covering the works of Prof. Stephen Powles in the field of herbicide resistance management. To access the news … more »

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Nature news article on Genetically Modified Crops Pass Benefits to Weeds

Read the recent news article published in the journal ‘Nature’ on Genetically Modified Crops Pass Benefits to Weeds. The article highlights research evidence that herbicide resistance could confer an advantage on plants in the wild. To access the news report, … more »

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