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Professor Powles said that under this technology, which is in the early stages of development, a mirror copy is made of a weed's DNA in which targeted genes can be turned on or off... "Whether or not BioDirect@" as a herbicide will come to commercial fruition is very difficult for me to judge, but I hope fervently that it does because we need all the tools we can muster to battle weeds and herbicide resistance," he said... Professor Powles said there was no doubt that the evolution of herbicide resistant weeds was a major threat to global food production, which needed to be able to feed nine billion people in coming decades...
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It has been more than 20 years since a herbicide with a completely new mode of action has been commercialised and during that time global agrichemical companies have consolidated and reduced their overall research and development investments... AHRI director Professor Stephen Powles gave a plenary lecture in Frankfurt on the science of herbicide discovery and canvassed new options for alternatives to herbicides for use in global agriculture... The four-day conference, commencing on 18 February, will address issues ranging from molecular evolution through to crop science, agro-ecology, resistance management and socioeconomics...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Professor Powles said that under this technology, which is in the early stages of development, a mirror copy is made of a weed's DNA in which targeted genes can be turned on or off... "Whether or not BioDirect@" as a herbicide will come to commercial fruition is very difficult for me to judge, but I hope fervently that it does because we need all the tools we can muster to battle weeds and herbicide resistance," he said... Professor Powles said there was no doubt that the evolution of herbicide resistant weeds was a major threat to global food production, which needed to be able to feed nine billion people in coming decades...
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