Palfrey's farmyard doors had the paint all worn off them, and the front garden walks had long been merged in a general weediness
By March 1, 85% of the seeds had been prepared in the district and tested for weediness
93) The use of the GE seed presented a number of concerns, including: gene flow which could allow the genetically engineered mutation to appear in wild relatives and persist outside of its intended use, enhanced weediness
since the plant is already considered a pest and would not be able to be killed with Round Up, and a subsequent increase in the use of more toxic pesticides.
in California is not genetically based (abstract) 2012.
In 1986, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy published a policy statement on the regulation of biotechnology that focused oversight and regulatory triggers on the risk-related characteristics of products, such as plants' weediness
I would have preferred, therefore, that the sections in Chapter 1 on problems caused by weeds and the causes of weediness
, had provided much greater detail.
Researchers assess any potential effect on the environment, such as the plant cross-breeding with wild relatives, and potential for weediness
or damage to friendly insects.
Homoclimate analysis and the prediction of weediness
The statement called for oversight and regulatory triggers to focus on the risk-related characteristics of products, such as plants' weediness
or toxicity, rather than on the process used for genetic modification.
This early report, coupled with hydrilla's lack of weediness
(Pemberton 1980; Verkliej et al.
They say they are "particularly troubled by proposals to expand EPA's oversight into areas such as virus resistance and weediness
that have been adequately addressed by the USDA since 1986.
The completed EA concluded that RRSB "(1) Exhibits no plant pathogenic properties; (2) is no more likely to become weedy than the nontransgenic parental line or other cultivated sugar beet; (3) is unlikely to increase the weediness
potential of any other cultivated or wild species with which it can interbreed; (4) will not cause damage to raw or processed agricultural commodities; (5) will not harm threatened or endangered species or organisms that are beneficial to agriculture; and (6) should not reduce the ability to control pests and weeds in sugar beet or other crops," (USDA APHIS, 2005, p.