Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 26, 2018

Best Use Of Wildflowers To Benefit Crops 

ScienceDaily reports

For the first time, a new study of strawberry crops on New York farms tested this theory and found that wildflower strips on farms added pollinators when the farm lay within a ”Goldilocks zone,” where 25 to 55 percent of the surrounding area contained natural lands. Outside this zone, flower plantings also drew more strawberry pests, while having no effect on wasps that kill those pests.

Read more at Best use of wildflowers to benefit crops on farms — ScienceDaily


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