GM lucerne hot topic

By Paula Thompson
Updated December 17 2015 - 6:29pm, first published November 22 2013 - 4:00am
EXPERT ADVICE: University of Adelaide associate professor of weed management Christopher Preston says there are a range of potential benefits and risks from any introduction of Roundup Ready lucerne to Australia. "Some of the potential benefits of RR lucerne include improved weed management and better crop establishment due to the use of safer herbicides," he said.
EXPERT ADVICE: University of Adelaide associate professor of weed management Christopher Preston says there are a range of potential benefits and risks from any introduction of Roundup Ready lucerne to Australia. "Some of the potential benefits of RR lucerne include improved weed management and better crop establishment due to the use of safer herbicides," he said.

INTEREST in the contentious issue of GM crops was highlighted last week when a Lucerne Australia symposium on the topic drew a packed house.

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