Illinois study advances possibility of genetic control for major agricultural weedsL. Quinn, ACES News, 2017.
Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth, two aggressive weeds that threaten the food supply in North America, are increasingly hard to kill with commercially available herbicides. A novel approach known as genetic control could one day reduce the need for these chemicals. Now, scientists ...
Keywords: genetic biocontrol, Palmer amaranth, plants, waterhemp, weeds
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