Industry representative: Lindsay Hulme-Oldroyd
AHDB Horticulture cost: £18,500
Industry representatives: Mark Cade, James Coles & Sons (Nurseries) Ltd.
Bob Hollister, Coutnry Garden Plant Sales Ltd.
Responding to concerns about loss of herbicides and pressure to target pesticides better and in lower doses, research will build on the expertise at Reading, Precision Farm Robotics and Knight Farm Machinery to develop a herbicide ejector which will apply metered droplets to leaves of unwanted plants.