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Overuse of herbicides costing UK economy GBP400 million per year

Scientists from international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) have for the first time put an economic figure on the herbicidal resistance of a major agricultural weed that is decimating winter-wheat farms across the UK. A vital ingredient in mince pies, biscuits and stuffing—and of course, with a large amount fed to turkeys, the future of Christmas dinners containing wheat could be at risk, with the persistent weed making its way across British fields. Read more....



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