In a message dated 1/17/00 8:27:01, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Roundup soybeans are the exact OPPOSITE of this criterion!
>The purpose of making them resistant is so they can use more
>Roundup, not less.
Ah, but they use less of *other* herbicides. It takes a complex
cocktail to defend regular soybeans against dicots; with Roundup
soybeans you just need Roundup. Also, they don't use more
roundup on those particular soybeans; you can't you Roundup on
regular soybeans at all. It kills them as avidly as any weed.
Obviously Monsanto sells more Roundup in general.
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