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- n. Plural form of glyphosate.
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Looking to 2010, we see continued improvement in the seed market, due to the trend in adoption of new seed varieties and a stronger crop protection market compared to last year, due to increased usage of glyphosates, crop health products and increased weed resistance resulting in expanded use of additional crop protection products.
When Round-Up Ready crops are sprayed with glyphosates, it is done in the first couple of weeks in the plant's life -- weeds are not a problem as soon as the plant attains enough size to shade the ground.
The brokerage firm said Monsanto could see a benefit of 15-30 cents in earnings per share due to a recent 20% in glyphosates in China.
This was somewhat offset by a higher demand for glyphosates to aid in the delayed harvest, although pricing was not as strong as the prior year.
Small broadleaves can be effectively killed with the glyphosates.