There are real alternatives to widespread pesticide use, Australia must embrace the change

November 2nd, 2022, Other, 01/11/2022, Sarina Macfadyen and Nancy Schellhorn
Australian farmers are heavily reliant on the use of pesticides to control weeds, diseases, and insect pests, collectively known as agripests. In some industries, pesticides are the first option when managing pests, rather than a last resort. […] CSIRO has been taking steps to overcome the agripest challenge and has been identifying reasons why the adoption of alternative and diverse pest-management practices has stalled in many agricultural industries.

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