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NGO warns of glyphosate-resistant superweeds

Weeds resistant to the herbicide, glyphosate, are thriving across American farms and affect more than 24 million ha of US cropland, according to a study by the NGO, Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The report raises alarm about the environmental and economic damage from the so-called "superweeds" and suggests current policies may mean the problem is likely to get worse in the near-term.

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