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Manage Insects on Your Farm

'Agricultural pests blemish, damage or destroy more than 30 percent of crops worldwide. This annual loss has remained constant since the 1940s, when most farmers and ranchers began using agrichemicals to control pests. Farmers need insect pest management strategies that are effective, affordable and environmentally sound. Manage Insects on Your Farm: A Guide to Ecological Strategies is a pest management primer designed to help farmers improve their farms’ natural defenses against insect pests. While every farming system is unique, the principles of ecological pest management apply universally. Manage Insects on Your Farm outlines the principles of ecologically based pest management and illustrates the strategies used by farmers around the world to address insect problems by: Increasing... Show More


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