by Ethan A. Huff, Natural News:
There has been quite a bit of media coverage recently about the environmental threats of continued overuse of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, a glyphosate-based chemical solution that continues to be liberally sprayed on tens of millions of acres of genetically-modified (GM) soybeans, corn, cotton, and other conventional crops grown in North and South America. But, as has even been admitted by pro-glyphosate scientists, the system cannot go on forever in this way, as Roundup-resistant “superweeds” continue to emerge and spread at an alarming rate, threatening to destroy the entire GMO crop system.
A 2008 study published in the journal, Pest Management Science, let the cat out of the bag when it described a whole slew of different chemical-resistant superweeds that are already popping up across the U.S., where glyphosate is most heavily used. According to this report, rapid adoption of Roundup-Ready crops by many American farmers back in the 1990s has led to a corresponding rapid manifestation of superweeds, which now plague millions of acres of conventional crop land, not to mention roadsides, wilderness, and other areas where their seeds have spread.
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