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November 23rd, 2015 / Ghanaweb.com

thumb.aspxThe Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) has begun undertaking a confined field research on the performance of Roundup Ready herbicides on cotton varieties being cultivated in the country. Dr Emmanuel Chamba, Principal Investigator at CSIR-SARI, who is the Lead Researcher on the programme, said the research being undertaken was “to determine the efficacy of two glyphosate formulations (herbicides) on weeds when applied on genetically modified (GM) cotton varieties and also assess the selectivity (dose range) of two formulations of glyphosate on the cotton varieties”. Read more