Southern Crop

Southern Crop

How to Get Rid of Weeds by Crossing Them with GM Crops

Introducing genes for herbicide resistance into a crop permits it to be sprayed with weedkiller that really does then kill nothing but weeds. But that works only until the weeds themselves develop resistance to the poison.

 

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