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Three versions of the Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) underwent extensive tests in Western Australia during harvest 2010-11 to improve the machine's performance in crushing weed seeds... The size of the transfer duct has been reduced to make the material flow faster towards the mill, which Dr Saunders says should reduce the chance of blockages... Michael Walsh hopes to trial the HSD in Queensland, NSW, Victoria and SA during harvest 2011 to give growers outside WA an opportunity to see the device working in the paddock...
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The latest weapon in the war against weeds is being put to the test in south-east Australia this year to demonstrate its value as a tactic to drive down the weed seedbank and fine-tune its development... Associate Professor Michael Walsh, from the University of Western Australia, went on the road late last year with Quairading, WA, grain grower and agronomist Kent Stone and University of Melbourne researcher Charlotte Aves as part of a 16-day journey to test the Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) prototype at 14 trial sites... IMAGE CAPTION: Grain grower and agronomist Kent Stone of Quairading, WA, joined Associate Professor Michael Walsh and University of Melbourne researcher Charlotte Aves on a 16-day road trip to test the Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) prototype's performance across south-eastern Australia...
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