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. 

3 comments:

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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