Diversity key to glyphosate issue

Laws, Forrest
February 2010
Southwest Farm Press;2/4/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p2
Trade Publication
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.


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