Investigation of laser irradiation technique for weed management

School of Engineering and Technology
Dr Lam Bui
Prof. Philip Brown


Chemical free weed control techniques are highly sought after as they minimize harmful impacts on crops and the environment. However, chemical free techniques are often labour-intensive and difficult to implement compared to traditional chemical control techniques. This project aims to investigate the use of laser irradiation to kill weeds precisely and study the feasibility of incorporating laser weed killing technology with farming autonomous platforms such as farming robots or drones.

Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences; Information and Computing Sciences; Engineering; Technology
Laser radiation, Laser heating and cutting, Weed management
Available from January 2021
Bundaberg; By Negotiation; Melbourne; Rockhampton; Online; Offshore

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