No pesticides and no pests

(Thanks to Israel21c) Israeli farmers in the Negev have cut their use of chemical pesticides by about 80%. They use natural predators – bugs that don’t harm the crops – to get rid of the pests. Also they allow the land to rest in the July heat to kill off any remaining insects and fungus diseases in the soil.

This entry was posted in Science & Technology. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *