Farming with Native Beneficial Insects

Ecological Pest Control Solutions

By The Xerces Society

Harness the power of beneficial insects to deter pests and reduce crop damage. This comprehensive guide to farming with insects will have you building beetle banks and native plant field borders as you reap a bountiful and pesticide-free harvest. With strategies for identifying the insects you’re trying to attract paired with step-by-step instructions for a variety of habitat-building projects, you’ll soon learn how to employ your own biocontrol conservation tactics. Lay out the brush piles and plant the hedgerows because the insects are going to love it here!

Read more

Meet the Author
The Xerces Society headshot

The Xerces Society

More about the author
Product Details
Categories
Number of pages
272
Publication date
July 29, 2014
ISBN
9781612122830
Similar products