A factsheet indicating the insect species that can be useful predators of pests with benefits for agricultural production, game birds and other wildlife.
Year of Publication2008
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust has researched ways of helping farmers to control insect pests naturally without spraying crops with insecticides. By providing the right habitat the G&WCT has found that it encourages the natural enemies of these pests, known as ‘beneficial predators’.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Tourism & recreation > Field sports, hunting & fishing
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Wildlife & biodiversity
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops > Pest & disease control
Additional keywords/tagscrop protectioncampaign for the farmed environment
Using science to promote game and wildlife management as an essential part of nature conservation - advising farmers and landowners on improving habitats for game and wildlife.Website
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