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Using GM in combination with powerful herbicides

Glyphosate is a broad spectrum systemic herbicide that is used by farmers to kill weeds and grasses that compete with crops.

Crops can now be engineered to be glyphosate resistant, and designed to survive repeated spraying to absorb high levels of herbicides without dying off. Does this mean higher crop yield?

While the use of herbicides has been approved by regulatory bodies worldwide, there are concerns about the effects these herbicides can have on humans and the environment.

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