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Eco Friendly February 19, 2019 posted by

New eco-friendly wireworm killing fungus could reduce the need for pesticides

Have you ever heard of the wireworm? Well, farmers from around the world have to deal with this pest on a regular basis, especially potato farmers. Typically farmers would spray pesticides to get rid of these worms, but as we know, such things are not good for the environment. To help fight the wireworm pest, the EU chose to fund an eco-friendly project known as INBIOSOIL. It was designed from the ground up to control wireworms in potatoes, but not only…

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New eco-friendly wireworm killing fungus could reduce the need for pesticides