Paddy melon, an invasive weed, could be turned into a viable economic crop

February 22 2024 - 5:00am
Prickly paddy melon (emcucumis-myriocarpusem) is one of the country's most invasive weeds. Picture supplied
Prickly paddy melon (emcucumis-myriocarpusem) is one of the country's most invasive weeds. Picture supplied

One of the most invasive Australian weeds is being touted as a potential economic crop, with benefits for the construction, mining and forestry industries and potentially many rural, regional and indigenous communities.

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