Microwave Weed and Soil Treatment in Agricultural Systems


Weed, soil, microwave, herbicide resistance, crop production.

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Graham Brodie, Muhammed Jamal Khan, Dorin Gupta, Sally Foletta. Microwave Weed and Soil Treatment in Agricultural Systems. Glob. J. Agric. Innov. Res. Dev [Internet]. 2018 Jan. 31 [cited 2022 May 18];5:1-14. Available from: https://www.avantipublishers.com/index.php/gjaird/article/view/707


 Weeds are the major hindrance in crop production, costing approximately AU$4 billion annually in Australian gain production systems, in 2006. Herbicide resistance is also becoming a global issue; therefore, there is a growing need for alternative weed control methods. Several thermal and non-thermal methods are possible. The thermal method of microwave weed management has been explored for some time. This paper provides a brief summary of the research associated with this technique.


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