Photo 1. Stunted tomato plant grown in land previously treated with glyphosate, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea.
Tomato - residual herbicide effects.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from How much glyphosate? (2016) The Land. (https://www.theland.com.au/story/3792459/residual-roundup-not-what-you-think/); and Cornish PS (1992) Glyphosate residues in a sandy soil affect tomato transplants. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 32: 395-9. (http://www.publish.csiro.au.ezproxy.library.uq.edu.au/an/EA9920395); and from Herbicide residues in soils - are they an issue? Northern. GRDC. Grains Research Development Corporation, Australian Government. (https://grdc.com.au/resources-and-publications/grdc-update-papers/tab-content/grdc-update-papers/2016/02/herbicide-residues-in-soils-are-they-an-issue-northern).
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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