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Articles related to herbicide

Feature: Herbicides Can Induce Antibiotic Resistance
The overuse of antibiotics has led to a dramatic rise in the number of untreatable infections. To make matters worse, other chemicals like weed-killers can reduce the susceptibility of bacteria to antibiotics.
Browse: Genes Amp Up Resistance in Weeds
Feature: Malaria Drugs Offer New Herbicide Targets
A relic chloroplast in the malaria parasite opens the prospect of developing a new generation of herbicides from anti-malaria drugs.
Browse: Lasers Slash Herbicide Use
Weed identification technology could slash herbicide use in farming, saving money and the environment while reducing concerns about potential health effects.
Browse: Mixed News for the Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is suffering the effects of overfishing, but progress is being made to curb the threat of herbicide run-off, according to two studies released in the same week.