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Herbicide Resistance

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Great Britain,Science/Technology

http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/ResearchBriefing/Summary/POST-PN-0501#fullreport

Resistance to the use of herbicides has the potential to reduce crop yields.  The UK government commitment to increase crop yields will require the development of alternative crop protection methods.  This note outlines the challenges of herbicide resistance and possible approaches to alternative weed-control strategies.   From the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology