Natural habitat like woods and natural grasslands are known to support more insect and wildlife biodiversity than agriculturally intensive landscapes, but not all insects and wildlife such as...

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Some invasive pests are nearly impossible to control, even with the most powerful chemicals, but netting is proving to be a promising solution for...

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Organic certification requires farmers to support important biodiversity such as birds and bees. While a lot of research has shown that more...

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Apple production in North America and Europe is largely threatened by two insect pests: rosy apple aphids and codling moths. In conventional apple...

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A new study published in Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment sought to understand the effect of conversion from conventional farming to...

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A recent study published in the Journal Nature Sustainability used two different meta-analyses to demonstrate that organic farming promotes...

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It is commonly believed that while organic farming reduces pesticide use, it can also increase pest infestations if non-chemical control is not...

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A recent study published in the Journal Integrative and Comparative Biology has found that organic systems may be more resilient to pest...

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A recent study published in Landscape Ecology has reaffirmed that organic farming leads to greater yields and pest control by supporting natural...

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A recent study published in the scientific journal Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment has demonstrated that bird populations provide major...

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