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Stories with subject: Weeds
  • Volunteers battle invasive plant in southern Oregon 
    Updated: May-05-15 12:59 pm

    CAVE JUNCTION, Oregon - More than 20 years ago, it was touted as a miracle plant - a "hyperaccumulator" able to pull heavy metals, such as nickel, out of the area's serpentine soil and store it in its leaves.

  • Environmentalists contest broadened use of new herbicide 
    Updated: Apr-20-15 6:58 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Environmentalists are contesting the federal government's decision to allow more widespread use of a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.