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Want to see more pollinators and fewer pest? Leave the land alone says growing body of research

A growing body of research is showing what organic and sustainable growers may already know: the best way to deal with crop pests has nothing to do with pesticides.

In the article posted to the Scientific American blog, Devika Bansal reports on the research findings and farmer experiences that show how undisturbed areas near crop production can boost populations of predatory insects as well as pollinators.