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Herbicides for Weight Loss by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 8:05pm My assignment for one of my classes this week is to read Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, which is considered "the book that started the environmental movement." Most people know "Silent Spring" and Rachel Carson for exposing the dangers of DDT, an insecticide that was frequently used for mosquito and pest control. Another ... Read on »
Review: Nature’s Avenger Organic Herbicide by Amanda Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 11:23am This stuff really works! I’m more of a “natural” gardener, which can also translate into lazy. I let the Universe take care of most things in my yard, except of course mowing the lawn. That’s when the lawn guy comes each Tuesday so my neighbors don’t freak out. So, this should tell you that I don’t take a lot of time on my lawn, except to make ... Read on »
Review: Nature’s Avenger Organic Herbicide by Amanda Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 12:47pm This stuff really works! I’m more of a “natural” gardener, which can also translate into lazy. I let the Universe take care of most things in my yard, except of course mowing the lawn. That’s when the lawn guy comes each Tuesday so my neighbors don’t freak out. So, this should tell you that I don’t take a lot of time on my lawn, except to ma ... Read on »
Natural Weed Control: Battle the Hassle and Banish the Herbicides by Diane Patient Expert Posted Tue 25 Aug 2009 5:27pm Weeds! Don’t you hate em? And no wonder. Weedsare like those prank candles people put on top of a beautifully decorated birthday cake. You go to make your birthday wish --only to have it thrown back in your face when the candles refuse to blow out. No matter how often you blow, the flame reappears. Then, just when you think ... Read on »
As Weed Resistance Grows, GM Herbicide-Tolerant Crops Fast Becoming Useless by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Feb 2010 12:00am As Weed Resistance Grows, GM Herbicide-Tolerant Crops Fast Becoming Useless Weeds in GM cotton fields in the US have developed resistance to the herbicide glyphosate to such an extent that this could threaten the sustainable use of glyphosate-resistant crop technology, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Acad ... Read on »
Ryegrass herbicide resistance found. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 7:04am Ryegrass herbicide resistance found. AUSTRALIAN scientists have found annual ryegrass, the biggest weed problem in cropping regions, has now developed resistance to paraquat herbicides. The discovery means annual ryegrass has now developed resistance to the two knockdown herbicides used to control the weed – glyphosate and paraquat – and sets ... Read on »
Monsanto's Roundup-Ready crops increasing herbicide use. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Nov 2010 1:39pm Monsanto's Roundup-Ready crops increasing herbicide use By Dennis Keeney, Think Forward November 02, 2010 In 2003, at an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) conference in Indianapolis, I presented a paper entitled "GMO's and IPM: are they compatible?" One focus of the discussion centered on the question of whether GMO's will increase or decreas ... Read on »
Why Is Damning New Evidence About Monsanto's Most Widely Used Herbicide Being Silenced? by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 May 2011 11:47am Why Is Damning New Evidence About Monsanto's Most Widely Used Herbicide Being Silenced? http://axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/Article_62905.shtml By Jill Richardson AlterNet Saturday, Apr 30, 2011 Dr. Don Huber did not seek fame when he quietly penned a confidential letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack in January of this ye ... Read on »
Herbicide Resistance, and Weeds, Are Spreading in the United States: Newly Published Research by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Thu 14 Jul 2011 12:18pm Herbicide Resistance, and Weeds, Are Spreading in the United States: Newly Published Research Press Release -- July 12, 2011 Herbicide resistance is growing. At least 21 weed species have now developed resistance to glyphosate, a systemic herbicide that has been effectively used to kill weeds and can be found in many commercial products. Some ... Read on »
New herbicide suspected in tree deaths. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 Jul 2011 10:48am New herbicide suspected in tree deaths DuPont: 'We are investigating the reports of these unfavorable tree symptoms' By JIM ROBBINS The New York Times updated 7/14/2011 8:34:03 PM ET 2011-07-15T00:34:03 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43763096/ns/us_news-the_new_york_times/ NEW YORK — A recently approved herbicide called Imprelis, ... Read on »