Weeds zapped

Central and North Burnett Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

THE tech­nol­ogy that heats the com­mon kitchen mi­crowave oven has been adapted to de­liver a chem­i­cal-free so­lu­tion to Aus­tralia’s weed prob­lems. Dr Gra­ham Brodie of the Univer­sity of Mel­bourne has devel­oped a fully op­er­a­tional pro­to­type ma­chine that can fo­cus mi­crowave en­ergy at ground level, killing weeds within sec­onds.

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