What is GHS and should you care?

What is GHS

GHS is short for Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals and the short answer is yes, you should care, but let’s elaborate on why. Note that although GHS affects chemical agents in various industries, this article focusses on those applicable to the crop protection industry. The need for GHS arose because of…

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Herbicide resistance – what it is, and why it matters

Herbicide resistance refers to the inherited ability of a plant to survive herbicide application when the original plant population was susceptible to this herbicide. Thus, it refers to the capability of weeds to survive and grow despite the application of a given herbicide (to which it is resistant). This is accomplished through two methods, namely…

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