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Weed management using sensor technology

Because crops, farming environments and farmers’ economic circumstances vary so widely, there is no truly effective one-size-fits-all solution to control weeds or reduce herbicide resistance. The situation is made even more problematic by the globalisation of commodity markets, which continually poses a risk of spreading herbicide-resistant weeds.

Despite these challenges, integrated weed management (IWM) has much to offer

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