Thursday, June 05, 2003

GM crops are costing you money; Danish robots explain how to externalize costs:
In tests on fields of sugar beet, Christensen and his colleagues at Aalborg University have found that selectively spraying weeds identified by robots reduces overall herbicide use by 70 per cent. Herbicide is so cheap that even reducing its cost by that amount will not make much of an impact on farmers...
[both links via corante].

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