Farming for Pest Management

Habitat for Predators and Parasites.

Published by the Xerces Society in collaboration with the Integrated Plant Protection Center.

Many insects and spiders, as well as bats and birds, eat crop pests and weeds. Providing food and shelter for these useful animals can help suppress unwelcome pest species.This brochure illustrates how farmers can attract and retain helpful predators and parasites by providing some of the key resources that they require.

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