An irrigation supply channel near Clare in the Burdekin Valley, Queensland. An enzyme developed by CSIRO shows promise at removing the herbicide atrazine from irrigation run-off.

An irrigation supply channel near Clare in the Burdekin Valley, Queensland. An enzyme developed by CSIRO shows promise at removing the herbicide atrazine from irrigation run-off.

New enzyme set to remove residue from run-off

Farmers may soon be able to prevent atrazine residues entering waterways and other sensitive environments using a new product that breaks down residues. (3 pages)

  • 23 September 2009
  • This article by Lawrence L, New enzyme set to remove residue from run-off, appeared in Farming Ahead, number 212, Sep 2009.