Posts tagged ‘glyphosate



Understanding glyphosate resistance in pigweeds

Posted on: Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

“Herbicide resistance in weeds has been a huge problem, not only in Kansas and the U.S. but many parts of the world,” said Mithila Jugulam, a K-State weed scientist and co-author of the PNAS article. “What we found that was new was how these weeds …

If you look at the evolution of glyphosate resistance in Palmer amaranth, based on our research, it appears to have occurred very rapidly,” [said Mithila Jugulam, a K-State weed scientist and co-author of the PNAS article]. Glyphosate – the key …

Research Gives Game Plan to Beat Glyphosate Resistance

Posted on: Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018

“What we want to explore is, for example, if we do not apply glyphosate repeatedly or reduce the selection by glyphosate, we can make these ring-structured chromosomes unstable and once again make these plants susceptible to glyphosate,” says Mithila …

“Herbicide resistance in weeds has been a huge problem, not only in Kansas and the U.S. but many parts of the world,” said Mithila Jugulam, a K-State weed scientist and co-author of the PNAS article. “What we found that was new was how these weeds …

About Mithila

Mithila is an ancient cultural region of South Nepal and North India lying between the lower ranges of the Himalayas and the Ganges River. The Nepal border cuts across the top fringe of this region. The Gandak and Kosi Rivers are rough western and eastern boundaries of Mithila. The Ramayana records a dynastic marriage between Prince Rama of Ayodhya and Sita, the daughter of Raja Janak of Mithila. The town of Janakpur, in the northern Nepali section of Mithila, is believed to be Janak's old capital.

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