Parabug uses unmanned aerial vehicles, “drones”, for the rapid dispersal of biological controls such as predator mites to cover larger areas more rapidly.
Biological control with natural enemies is a technique often used in combination with other practices. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources defines the ecosystem-based strategy of Integrated Pest Management as “a combination of techniques, such as biological control, habitat manipulation, modification of cultural practices, and use of resistant varieties.”
With organic farming on the rise, many producers are implementing these eco-friendly techniques.
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