TITLE

Diversity key to glyphosate issue

AUTHOR(S)
Laws, Forrest
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;2/4/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the call of Steve Powles, professor of plant biology at the University of Western Australia, to preserve the efficacy of glyphosate at the Pan-American Weed Resistance Conference on January 19, 2010 in Miami, Florida. Powles states that glyphosate works on 140 species of weed and one of the greatest herbicides. Powles also discussed the mechanisms of resistance to glyphosate. Powles adds that diversity is fundamental to preserve herbicide compounds.
ACCESSION #
48143705

 

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