Authors: Amanda Cook1
Research Team: Scott Gillet2, Terry Traeger3, Ian Richter1 and Jake Hull1
1SARDI, Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 2Wisdom Data and Mapping, Loxton, 3Drone View Photography, Cleve.
Funded By: SAGIT S117
Peer Review: Jessica Crettenden (SARDI)
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology shows potential to assist in grass weed management. UAV imagery with appropriate analysis provides the opportunity to mark out weed issues for targeted spray.
- In the 2017 season approximately 50% of barley grass weed seed was already on the ground (dropped) before the first swathing opportunity.