Category Archives: Herbicides

Escape and hybridization of a genetically modified invasive plant

Back in 2002 Scotts Company planted Roundup resistant Agrostis stolonifera (creeping bentgrass) in a trial field in Oregon.  The genes moved in pollen carried by the wind to wild Agrostis stolonifera and A. gigantea plants up to 21 km away. … Continue reading

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Tadpole morphology changed by Roundup

Researchers discovered that tadpoles of three frog and toad species (wood frogs, leopard frogs and American toads)  developed the same tail shape that they do when exposed to predators such as dragonfly larvae or newts.   The different tail shape … Continue reading

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