09 Sep '11, 6pm

The "Superweeds" story goes mainstream, thank you Monsanto-- Tom Laskawy in GRIST

I don't expect that Monsanto takes much notice when articles about superweeds -- plants that have developed resistance to its flagship RoundUp herbicide and its active ingredient glyphosate -- appear in Grist , Scientific American , Mother Jones or even The New York Times . That's nothing but typical "fearmongering" from the "liberal media" and the biotech behemoth can laugh it off all the way to the bank. But when the mainstream business press writes lead paragraphs like this: Justin Cariker grabs a 7-foot-tall Palmer pigweed at his farm, bending the wrist-thick stem to reveal how it has overwhelmed the cotton plant beneath it. This is no ordinary weed: Over time it has developed resistance to Monsanto's best-selling herbicide, Roundup. Hundreds of such "superweeds" are rising defiantly across this corner of the Mississippi Delta. "We're not winning the battle," Cariker, ...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/industrial-agriculture/2011-09-09-su...

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