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Penn State

Flower Field

Caption: Because dicamba and 2,4-D typically target broadleaf plants, such as wildflowers, and not grasses, the researchers found that the number of wildflowers diminished, while grasses soon dominated the field edges, which were once blends of broad leaf plants and grasses.

Credit: J. Franklin Egan

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