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AU: Salty solution: chloride salts are being charged up kill bacteria on vegetable crops

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The Weekly Times: Cleaning vegetables while they are still growing in the field may sound like an odd idea, but South Australian researchers are verifying its value. The University of SA team is using the same technology used in saltwater swimming pools to create chlorinated irrigation water that can be sprayed onto crops to kill off unwanted microbes.

Read the full article at the The Weekly Times website