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‘Superweeds’ – Common Fallacies and an Interesting Study

When the non-farm press call for an interview it is always interesting.

The first thing they typically want to discuss is “superweeds.” There is a definition of superweeds in the Oxford online Dictionary which states that a “superweed is a weed which is extremely resistant to herbicides, especially one created by the transfer of genes from genetically modified crops into wild plants.”

In other words, Roundup created superweeds. This totally misleading and factually wrong definition is typically what many non-farm press think a superweed is. The truth is that Roundup did not create superweeds, but rather superweeds defeated Roundup.

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