Technology lights way to pre-emptive weed strikes

July 16 2019 - 12:00pm
Early weed identification: NSW Department of Primary Industries scientists, Drs David Gopurenko, Hanwen Wu and Aisuo Wang have developed a field kit to identify invasive weeds in their early growth stages. Photo: supplied
Early weed identification: NSW Department of Primary Industries scientists, Drs David Gopurenko, Hanwen Wu and Aisuo Wang have developed a field kit to identify invasive weeds in their early growth stages. Photo: supplied

A portable tool kit, with the power to identify the DNA of invasive weeds when they first appear in the landscape, could soon transform weed management and land production.

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