Biodiversity is the best defence against corn pests
Lundgren, Jonathan; Fausti, Scotthttp://www.theecologist.org/blogs_and_comments/Blogs/2973918/biodiversity_is_the_best_defence_against_corn_pests.html
Date Written: 14/08/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17887
Farmers' first line of defence against pests is the ecosystem in and around their fields. With widespread or indiscriminate use of pesticides essential biodiversity is lost - and the result is more frequent and serious infestations, and a decline in food security.