Soya being harvested© Tim Scrivener
The rise of glyphosate-resistant weeds has resulted in increased herbicide use, with farmers growing GM soya using more than those who didn’t adopt the technology. That’s according to research carried out by a group of US scientists, published recently in Science Advances. They also found that insect-resistant maize cut insecticide use. See also: How glyphosate-resistant weeds will infest all US crops by 2020 The team at the University of Virginia looked at data from more than 5,000 soya bean farms and […]
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