Kulitis is known in Philippine various dialects as tampala, uray, kuyapa or kujapa; internationally it is known as Chinese spinach and pig weed in the US. It is considered to be the highest tropical yielding leaf plant with excellent nutritional value.
Transgenic crops are engineered with specialized trait like herbicide resistance. For years, scientists have known that transgenic crops can pass on their traits to nearby weeds through hybridization.
In a country hit by a string of food safety scandals, the interest of Chinese farmers to go organic farming is going like wildfire. Ji Yunliang who earned a doctorate in chemistry from Beijing University has run a small organic farm of his own.
As antibiotic has contributed to the rise of drug resistant super germs so with the use of herbicides has led to the existence of herbicide resistant super weeds.