Archive for April 23rd, 2008

Herbicide Tolerant Plants Can Help Improve Water Quality

Although genetically modified crops are getting so much flak today, there seems to be some instances where they may provide some positive benefits in some areas related to farming and the environment. According to an article on the sciencedaily website, a team of researchers found out that genetically modified herbicide tolerant crops may have helped reduce herbicide runoff in watersheds and improve water quality in a four-year span. A four-year study conducted by soil scientists Martin Shipital…