Eco-efficient pest control—a lesson from the past?

8 April, 2011 by (comments)

New study finds ancient communities in the Andes controlled potato weevils through “sustainable monocropping” It seems that ancient farmers in the Andes knew a thing or two about eco-efficient agriculture—particularly when it came to protecting their vitally important potato crops from insect attacks. According to new research published in the latest edition of the journal Ecological Applications, farmers inRead More …

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