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Study finds atrazine pesticide doesn't impact aquatic plant life

from Science 2.0

A recent study found that the herbicide atrazine, common for weed control in corn and sorghum crops in large-scale farming operations, does not have any measurable impact on aquatic plant life over the long term. Atrazine has been used for decades and some studies have contended that it might have an impact in laboratory experiments. It has a "level of concern" as identified by United States Environmental Protection Agency, The study authors say this research is the first to address atrazine levels as they would "naturally occur in agricultural areas during rainfall runoff events." more


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