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1-12-2010 12:00 AM

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Glyphosate is the most widely used pesticide in the world. As has happened with other pesticides that attained widespread use, concerns over unintended consequences resulting from glyphosate use have arisen. In addition to articles appearing in trade journals and the popular press, an entire issue of a scientific journal (J. European Agronomy) was devoted to this topic: Glyphosate interactions with physiology, nutrition, and diseases of plants: Threat to agricultural sustainability? (Yamada et al. 2009). This paper will provide an overview of the controversy regarding negative impacts of glyphosate on crop production.

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Glyphosate interactions with micronutrients and plant diseases

Glyphosate is the most widely used pesticide in the world. As has happened with other pesticides that attained widespread use, concerns over unintended consequences resulting from glyphosate use have arisen. In addition to articles appearing in trade journals and the popular press, an entire issue of a scientific journal (J. European Agronomy) was devoted to this topic: Glyphosate interactions with physiology, nutrition, and diseases of plants: Threat to agricultural sustainability? (Yamada et al. 2009). This paper will provide an overview of the controversy regarding negative impacts of glyphosate on crop production.