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Trials cement HSD's place as new weed weapon

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Just released trial results have confirmed the efficacy of the Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) in reducing annual ryegrass emergence, paving the way for its introduction into Australian farming systems... The HSD has been developed by farmer and inventor Ray Harrington with support from the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI), based at The University of Western Australia, and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... Dr Walsh said that while the trials focussed on ryegrass because it was the most problematic weed in Australian cropping, the HSD was also equally effective in controlling other weed seeds including wild radish, wild oat and brome grass...
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