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Maintaining productivity and profitability without pesticides: Researchers study how modified farming practices can lead to a healthier food supply

Bringing down the number of pesticides that are sprayed onto plants does not necessarily translate to diminishing yields, according to research from the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA).   In their paper, published in the journal Nature, the authors investigated several French farms where pesticide use was adjusted to determine the exact amount of pesticide that is required.  Read more...

 

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