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RE: Let's talk about the ecological control of insect pests in agro-ecosystems.

in #agriculture3 months ago

I believe that we should use diversity as means to control insect pests instead of chemicals, even if the latter is tempting and probably easier to implement. The price to pay is however very often very large. Fortunately, more and more will think like this.

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Hello dear friend @lemouth, we all hope that the aforementioned alternatives will begin to become more widespread, although it is already a great advance that some producers are implementing some of these practices in different crops. Pesticides are unsustainable if they are applied excessively, due to their high costs and the imbalance they cause in ecosystems.

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Totally!

Pesticides are unsustainable if they are applied excessively, due to their high costs and the imbalance they cause in ecosystems.

They also lead to issues on our (i.e. human's) health. All together, this should provide sufficient motivation to stop using them at all (especially as alternatives now exist).