Weed discovery brings calls for GM ban

…the results showed that a related weed had picked up herbicide resistance as a result of cross-fertilisation with GM oil seed rape, something that scientists had said would not happen in the countryside.
The discovery raises fears that herbicide-resistant superweeds could develop in the British countryside if GM crops were grown commercially.
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Chief Bottle Washer at Blather

Writer, photographer, environmental campaigner and “known troublemaker” Dave Walsh is the founder of Blather.net, described both as “possibly the most arrogant and depraved website to be found either side of the majestic Shannon River”, and “the nicest website circulating in Ireland”. Half Irishman, half-bicycle. He lives in southern Irish city of Barcelona.


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