NSW researchers use DNA to beat weeds

A PORTABLE tool kit, with the power to identify the DNA of invasive weeds when they first appear in the landscape, could help transform weed management.

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NSW Department of Primary Industries scientists, Drs David Gopurenko, Hanwen Wu and Aisuo Wang have developed a field kit to identify invasive weeds in their early growth stages. Picture courtesy NSW DPI.

New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI) scientists, David Gopurenko, Aisuo Wang and Hanwen Wu, have developed a field kit which uses LAMP technology to identify serrated tussock and