Monsanto : Protein Expression Enabling Herbicide Tolerance in GM Soybeans Can Vary, but is Effective and as Safe as Non-GM Soybean

Monsanto : Protein Expression Enabling Herbicide Tolerance in GM Soybeans Can Vary, but is Effective and as Safe as Non-GM Soybean

May 08, 2019 0 Comments

Genetically modified (GM) crops enable growers to manage weeds more effectively while sustainably increasing crop productivity to grow more food on less land. Some GM soybeans express CP4 EPSPS, a protein which allows the crop to be tolerant to the herbicide glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup® Brand Herbicides). Herbicide tolerant (HT) crops allow farmers to safely control weeds by spraying herbicides on a crop, according to label directions, without killing the crop. ...

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