Spraying potatoes© Tim Scrivener
Biopesticides, such as insect-killing bacteria, will play a major role in tackling pests and diseases in the UK’s arable crops in the coming years, believes one expert. Annual approvals of new biopesticides in the EU will soon exceed the number of conventional pesticides, with more than 40 products already available in the UK. The horticulture sector has seen real progress, including the successful control of red spider mite in Europe’s tomato crops over the past decade. This involves a predator […]
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