Bangkok (AFP) Thailand rescinds a ban on the use of the weed killer Glyphosate in early October. Two other controversial pesticides, paraquat and chlorpyrifos, may also be sprayed six months longer than planned. Rice and sugar farmers had protested violently against the glyphosate ban; The US Department of Agriculture had called on Thailand to delay the ban and threatened to "disrupt" soy and wheat imports into the Southeast Asian country.
Thailand: Thailand rescinds glyphosate ban
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