Are Herbicides Used on GMO Plants, and If So, Are They Dangerous?

Many GM plants use different herbicides than conventional crops. Most cultivated GM plants are designed to be used with an herbicide…

Herbicides are chemicals used by farmers to prevent the growth of weeds which compete with crop plants for sunlight, water, and soil nutrients. They’re an important part of modern agriculture, and by allowing non-mechanical methods of weed-control, like tilling (ploughing) or hand-weeding (as is still…