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By Mark Watson
Panhandle No Till Educator 

No-Till Notes: Herbicide resistance


A growing concern across the country is the development of herbicide resistance in weed species to glyphosphate herbicide more commonly referred to as Roundup.  This herbicide has grown in popularity in crop production since it first came on the market years ago.  With advanced technology we now have crops such as soybeans, corn, sugar beets, and alfalfa which tolerate the herbicide.  These genetically modified crops can be planted and the glyphosphate herbicide applied on them to control weeds in the crop.  

The widespread use of glyphosphate herbicides has in some incidences led to de...

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