U.S. Farmers Cope With Roundup-Resistant Weeds – NYTimes.com

2000 weed resistance

via U.S. Farmers Cope With Roundup-Resistant Weeds – NYTimes.com.

Just as the heavy use of antibiotics contributed to the rise of drug-resistant supergerms, American farmers’ near-ubiquitous use of the weedkiller Roundup has led to the rapid growth of tenacious new superweeds.

2009 weed resistance

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