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2013-10-15 23:04:05

International Weed-Resistance Experts Advocate Diverse Farming Techniques to Battle “Monster Weeds” RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 International weed-resistance experts warn U.S. crop producers that herbicide-resistant weeds are aggressively taking hold in many parts of the country and pose a significant threat to U.S. crop productivity and profitability. As farmers in other countries have demonstrated, however, these so-called “monster weeds” can be...

Carrot Compound Could Help Protect Against Flu And Other Diseases
2013-10-05 05:16:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New technology developed by experts at the FEMSA Center of Biotechnology at Technologic of Monterrey (ITESM) can purportedly use grated carrots to obtain natural compounds with the potential to prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative conditions. Furthermore, the process, which enables scientists to genetically engineer for increased amounts of bioactive compounds in vegetables, also allowed the researchers to...

2013-09-09 11:36:53

A somber picture of the struggle against super-weeds emerged here today as scientists described the relentless spread of herbicide-resistant menaces like pigweed and horseweed that shrug off powerful herbicides and have forced farmers in some areas to return to the hand-held hoes that were a mainstay of weed control a century ago. The reports on herbicide resistance and its challenges, and how modern agriculture is coping, were part of a symposium on the topic at the 246th National Meeting...

2013-08-21 23:20:46

Cultivation approval from USDA - mid-decade launch planned with a new mode of action: tolerance to isoxaflutole and glyphosate herbicides Research Triangle Park, N.C. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Bayer CropScience and MS Technologies LLC have achieved a milestone on their path to delivering new solutions for soybean farmers. The dual herbicide tolerance trait Balance™ GT (Event FG72) has received cultivation approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This step follows approval...

2013-07-30 23:17:29

The use of pesticides, drugs and simple carbohydrates are spreading at an alarming rate and placing an added burden on our already over-burdened liver cells, the primary site for detoxification in our bodies. In light of the recent EPA announcement considering raising allowable residues higher, the solubilized triple anti-oxidant from Ethical Alternative Products, ThioGel-L is now available for a complimentary trial. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The liver is a decidedly unglamorous...

2013-06-28 23:03:29

Moms Across America are publishing an open letter to Hugh Grant, Monsanto Board Members, and Staff regarding the hazards of GMOs and increased pesticide use. (1) Release features quote from Zen Honeycutt, co-founder of MAA, recently interviewed by CNN. Mission Viejo, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Moms Across America are gathering around the country to spread awareness of GMOs because they have seen the health of their children improve when they remove genetically modified, or GM foods, from...

2013-06-27 23:01:14

Glyphosate – Is it causing Breast Cancer, Obesity & Birth Defects? New film being produced by Jeff Hays and directed by Bobby Sheehan “Bought” asks the question, “Has the Safety of our Food Been Sold out from Under Us?” Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Jeff Hays today announced that principal photography has begun on the new documentary film – Bought. A new crowd funding campaign at indiegogo.com has an early trailer. At one point in history, glyphosate was...

2013-06-21 23:02:52

The journal Weed Technology features a new article documenting the results of field tests of resistant Palmer amaranth in glyphosate-resistant soybean crops in Arkansas. Conducted over a 2-year period, the study showed that deep tillage alone produced an 81 percent reduction in Palmer amaranth emergence. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Weed Technology – When weeds become resistant to herbicides, the advantage of growing herbicide-resistant crops is lost. Farming practices that limit...


Latest Glyphosate Reference Libraries

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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