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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grain Orana Alliance (GOA) chief executive Maurie Street says each weed variety has a critical temperature to burn at, for the seed to be destroyed - for example, ryegrass seeds must burn at 400 o C for at least 10 seconds to be effectively destroyed... Mr Street said the right preparation through harvest and choosing the right time and conditions to burn were the keys to ensuring a successful burn... "Burning when the weather is too hot increases the chance of fire escapes, but burning when it is too cold can mean the critical temperatures for seed kill is not achieved," Mr Street said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grain Orana Alliance (GOA) chief executive Maurie Street says each weed variety has a critical temperature to burn at, for the seed to be destroyed - for example, ryegrass seeds must burn at 400 o C for at least 10 seconds to be effectively destroyed... Mr Street said the right preparation through harvest and choosing the right time and conditions to burn were the keys to ensuring a successful burn... "Burning when the weather is too hot increases the chance of fire escapes, but burning when it is too cold can mean the critical temperatures for seed kill is not achieved," Mr Street said...
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