Growing More Food Without Destroying The Land Needs Innovative Solutions Like Biopesticides by Alison Withers

Growing More Food Without Destroying The Land Needs Innovative Solutions Like Biopesticides

by: Alison Withers

Retailers, responding to consumer pressure for healthier, chemical free food, have plainly given a push to researchers and scientists to devise new and more sustainable farming methods.

Financial pressures have also increased on farmers all over the world, whether they are small producers or large agribusinesses, leading to a search for ways to increase their land's productivity.

It has been estimated that up to one third of global agricultural production is destroyed by over 20,000 species of field and storage pests.

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