Microwave Weed and Soil Treatment in Agricultural Systems
Keywords:Weed, soil, microwave, herbicide resistance, crop production.
AbstractWeeds 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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