Weed species shifts in glyphosate-resistant crops.

  title={Weed species shifts in glyphosate-resistant crops.},
  author={Micheal D. K. Owen},
  journal={Pest management science},
  volume={64 4},
The adoption of glyphosate-based crop production systems has been one of the most important revolutions in the history of agriculture. Changes in weed communities owing to species that do not respond to current glyphosate-based management tactics are rapidly increasing. Clearly, glyphosate-resistant crops (GRCs) do not influence weeds any more than non-transgenic crops. For most crops, the trait itself is essentially benign in the environment. Rather, the weed control tactics imposed by growers… CONTINUE READING
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