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Weeds increasingly immune to herbicides

New, more efficient control methods foster resistance faster

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1:12pm, June 8, 2011

Agriculture’s most effective pesticides are rapidly losing their punch as weeds evolve resistance to the chemicals. With no game-changing alternatives in the pipeline, researchers warn that farmers could soon see crop yields drop and production prices climb.

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