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Applied ecology

How to get even with pests

Organic farming supports higher biodiversity. Research involving the Colorado potato beetle shows that this increased diversity can deliver a better ecosystem service in the form of more effective pest control.

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Turnbull, L., Hector, A. How to get even with pests. Nature 466, 36–37 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/466036a

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