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Breanne Tidemann is testing the Harrington seed destructor in Lacombe as part of a nationwide study on harvest weed seed management.

Aussie weed ‘seed destroyer’ ready to roll in Alberta trials

The Australian-made Harrington seed destructor shows promise 
for cleaver control in Alberta, but likely won’t work on wild oats

Reading Time: 2 minutes A novel way of controlling herbicide-resistant weeds has emerged from Down Under, but whether it will take off in Canada is still up in the air. “We know that herbicide resistance is a problem here, but it’s also a really big problem in Australia,” said Breanne Tidemann, a graduate student at the University of Alberta. […] Read more