TeachMeFinance.com - explain Roundup Ready soybeans (RR soybeans)
Roundup Ready soybeans (RR soybeans) The term 'Roundup Ready soybeans (RR soybeans) ' as it applies to the area of agriculture can be defined as ' Genetically engineered glyphosate-tolerant soybeans. Roundup is the trade name for glyphosate, a broad-spectrum herbicide. Farmers planting RR soybeans pay more for the seed, must use certain herbicide application practices, and may not save and use their own seed as part of a pesticide resistance management plan. The benefits include a reduction in the number of herbicide applications, with potential savings in both chemical and labor costs'.
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