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Tom Jaszewski 08-09-2003 03:04 AM

Soil biology - Impacts of pesticides and cropping on the resource
 
"Glyphosate attacks some vital steps in the chemical defense system of
plants, reducing their ability to control root-infecting fungi.
Rampaging fungi hasten the death of the plant, and may in part explain
why it has taken so long for weeds to develop resistance to this
herbicide. "

http://www.grdc.com.au/growers/res_u...il_biology.htm


Dave Gower 08-09-2003 04:22 PM

Soil biology - Impacts of pesticides and cropping on the resource
 

"Tom Jaszewski" wrote in message
...
"Glyphosate attacks some vital steps in the chemical defense system of
plants, reducing their ability to control root-infecting fungi.


Fine. Another reason why I should never apply herbicides to plants that
aren't weeds. Duh.



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