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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
The project will address regulatoryrequirements as well as determine the most efficient and efficacious methods of controlling weeds of the Australiangrains industry... The project will proceed in two phases... Studies will include assessments on OH&S; radio frequencyinterference by the microwaves to other equipment used on or around farms and adherence to Australian andInternational Standards and legislation involving the use of microwave technologies...
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Dr Graham Brodie working on his prototype microwave weed killer... Dr Graham Brodie from the University of Melbourne has developed the technology, using microwave horn antennae mounted on a trailer... The potential advantages of microwaves are that they generally kill weeds immediately and there are no residues, so potentially restrictive withholding periods for crops would not apply...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Some experiments have been carried out on weed plants, but have been conducted using microwave systems which broadcast their energy over a relatively large area rather than concentrating the energy into a small space on the weed plants... The report reviews the prospects of using microwave energy to manage weeds... The research has produced knowledge rather than a patentable product...
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The potential to combat chemical resistance, according to presenters at the annual South Australian Groundsprayers Association industry day... The challenge of managing glyphosate resistance was shared by more than 130 growers, researchers and local government and natural resource management representatives who attended the GRDC-funded day in Adelaide on 4 July... Paul Lainio from the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) gave growers some useful weather tools to fine-tune spraying, such as user-generated weather observations, available on the BoM website ( www.bom.gov.au )...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The potential to combat chemical resistance, according to presenters at the annual South Australian Groundsprayers Association industry day... Jeremy Winer, managing director of Weedtechnics in New South Wales, explained how high-pressure steam provides a management option in "environmentally and socially sensitive" settings such as along waterways and footpaths... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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