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‘Escaped’ genetically modified grass causes uproar


January 23, 2017
By Mike Jiggens


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A genetically-modified turfgrass variety that “escaped” test plots in Idaho has taken root elsewhere in the state as well as in Oregon and has been difficult to kill due to its modification, making it resistant to Roundup. The issue now has everyone from seed dealers and environmentalists to scientists and farmers up in arms.

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