Insects and Pests

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Insects and Pests

In this movie we’re going to cover some of the insect and pest problems that face todays modern farmer.

There are about 20 insect species that affect deciduous fruit in South Africa.

We’re going to look at the top 6 insects that affect deciduous fruit, those that can destroy an entire crop in less than a week.

Farmers need to constantly keep a watch in order to know when the number of insects is increasing.

We look at the methods that farmers use to kill these insects.

The video also reveals that there are a growing number of farmers who prefer to use natural methods.

They’re cleaner and greener and they are cheaper than spraying poisons and, of course, a lot of work is avoided.

This video is packed with good information from experts in the deciduous fruit field.