A USDA Agricultural Research Service scientist is working with Monsanto to develop a kit that growers could use to determine whether weeds in their fields are glyphosate resistant. One key to addressing the threat posed by glyphosate resistance is early detection. If a resistant weed is detected early, alternative control methods can be employed to prevent resistance spread. Scientists can determine whether a weed will resist glyphosate by measuring the amount of a compound, shikimate, ...

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