Herbicide run off reduced

Updated December 31 2015 - 12:30pm, first published October 24 2013 - 4:00am
In the lower Burdekin region of northern Australia, scientists from CSIRO's Water for a Healthy Country Flagship trialled a new technique for applying herbicides which have shown a dramatic 90 per cent reduction in runoff of highly soluble herbicides into waterways.
In the lower Burdekin region of northern Australia, scientists from CSIRO's Water for a Healthy Country Flagship trialled a new technique for applying herbicides which have shown a dramatic 90 per cent reduction in runoff of highly soluble herbicides into waterways.

AN INNOVATIVE new approach to sugarcane plantation weed management trialled in select Great Barrier Reef (GBR) catchments have shown a dramatic 90 per cent reduction in run off of highly soluble herbicides into waterways.

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