Understanding Glyphosate

2:00PM - 2:45PM, 22 Mar 2022

Understanding glyphosate

2 ‑ 2.45pm

Glyphosate is a commonly used substance for the control of weeds, but how does it work? This seminar will give an overview of glyphosate, from its history and development to how it is made and how it controls plants. It will also look at the health impact of glyphosate.

Learning Outcomes:

  • How glyphosate is produced
  • How glyphosate controls plants
  • An awareness of surfactants and how they can be effective with glyphosate
  • The history and development of glyphosate
  • Discover what global regulatory and research agencies conclude about the health impact of glyphosate

Presented by: Dr Colin Mumford, Technical Support Manager, Bayer

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Dr Colin Mumford BSc (Hons), MSc, EngD, MBPR

Technical Support Manager Bayer

With a background in golf course management, as well as wide-ranging experience and qualifications in the amenity and sports turf sector, Colin’s role as technical support manager at Bayer is largely focussed on advising industry professionals with general management, best practice, and technical advice.  Colin also overseas new product trials in the UK and Ireland.


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