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Canola plants over-expressing a bacterial phytoene synthase gene also
had a reduced level of chlorophyll, changed structure of plastids,
changed composition of fatty acids, and delayed germination.
Experimental crosspollination between transgenic herbicide-resistant
canola and wild field mustard led to highly fertile, herbicide-resistant
wild field mustard.
Transgenes that have escaped from glyphosate-resistant canola can persist
in the wild.
Conventional, certified canola seedlots were contaminated with genetically
Herbicide-resistant canola volunteers were still detected after ten years
of stringent control.
Fewer wild bees were observed in glyphosate-resistant canola fields.
Increased planting of glyphosate-resistant crops and application of
glyphosate causes increase in glyphosate-resistant weed species.
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