Glyphosate in Agriculture & Horticulture

‘workin on it

‘Troubling allegations’ prompt Health Canada review of studies used to approve popular weed-killer
Gil Shochat · CBC News · Posted: Nov 11, 2018 “Health Canada says in light of “troubling allegations,” its scientists are reviewing hundreds of studies used during the approval process for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Canada’s most popular herbicide, Roundup.”

Jurors give $289 million to a man they say got cancer from Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller
Holly Yan for CNN. Summary to the case and issues.”Johnson, 46, applied Roundup weedkiller 20 to 30 times per year while working as a groundskeeper for a school district near San Francisco, his attorneys said. He testified that during his work, he had two accidents in which he was soaked with the product. The first accident happened in 2012. Two years later, in 2014, he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.”

Technical aspects of use

Glyphosate Use for Optimum Field Performance
On Rates, resistance issues etc

Monsanto’s global weedkiller harms honeybees, research finds
The Guardian, Sep 24, 2018
Glyphosate – the most used pesticide ever – damages the good bacteria in honeybee guts, making them more prone to deadly infections