Glyphosate: is it that bad?- A blog by Felipe Becerra Sanchez

What is it?

Glyphosate is a non-selective herbicide that inhibits an enzyme involved in three amino acids biosynthesis (phenylalanine, tyrosine and tryptophan). Glyphosate is mainly absorbed through the leaves, and then internally distributed to rest of the plant. The enzyme inhibition causes a diversion in the energy from other processes, and after few a days the plant turns yellow and dies.

Why it is so popular?