Glyphosate Current Affairs, GK & News
The Telangana Government recently imposed a total ban on Glyphosate. About Glyphosate The Glyphosate is a controversial herbicide usually use to kill weeds in cotton farms. The usage of Glyphosate is banned because it is carcinogenic. Also, it is being banned to control the illegal cultivation of HTBt cotton. Glyphosate is absorbed through foliage (plant ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Germany has decided to phase out the controversial weedkiller glyphosate by the end of 2023 to protect insect populations that play a pivotal role in ecosystems and pollination of food crops. The chemical is also suspected to cause cancer in humans. The ban is a major blow to German agrochemical manufacturer Bayer CropScience. Glyphosate is ..
Monsanto: St Louis, US-based seed technology company. World’s leading producer of the herbicide glyphosate, marketed in the Roundup brand, and in other brands. 2nd largest producer of Genetically Engineered (GE) seed; it provides the technology in 49% of the genetically engineered seeds used in the US market. Almost 10 years after it brought in ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012