Revegetating large areas with drones

DRONE SEEDERS that can plant a hectare in under 20 minutes will be tested in cotton industry research that is exploring faster, more cost-effective ways of revegetating large areas with native species.

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Drone technology will be trialled to replant native vegetation. Image: Ben White

The University of New England's (UNE's) research project led by Dr Rhiannon Smith will compare the results of drone seeding technology developed by UK-Australian company BioCarbon Engineering against