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Kansas State University Researchers Make Breakthrough Toward Understanding Glyphosate Resistance in Pigweeds

“What we found that was new was how these weeds have evolved resistance to glyphosate in such a short time. If you look at the evolution of glyphosate resistance in Palmer amaranth, based on our research, it appears to have occurred very rapidly.”

 

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