Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Scientist warns of dire consequences

"Ignoring potential non-target detrimental side effects of any chemical, especially used as heavily as glyphosate (Monsanto's RoundUp herbicide), may have dire consequences for agriculture such as rendering soils infertile, crops non-productive, and plants less nutritious. To do so might well compromise not only agricultural sustainability, but also the health and well-being of animals and humans."
- Johal, G.S. and D.M. Huber. Glyphosate effects on diseases of plants. 2009. European Journal of Agronomy 31:144-152
Read more on this warning here. 


Elephant's Eye said...

Our neighbours, municipality and farmers use Round Up. Weeds in the gravel? Just spray. It's quick and easy! And it is POISON!!

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