Fungi as effective as pesticides in protecting crops

Organic food is better for your health but a challenge for the farmer. Crop diseases can quickly decimate yields. That’s why botanists are looking for natural ways to protect crops. They have discovered two types of fungi that are just as effective at keeping away common barley seed infections as chemicals. Further fungi studies are underway, but the findings could lead the way for mainstream chemical free farming – and more healthy food.

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Fungi as effective as pesticides in protecting crops

Organic food is better for your health but a challenge for the farmer. Crop diseases can quickly decimate yields. That’s why botanists are looking for natural ways to protect crops. They have discovered two types of fungi that are just as effective at keeping away common barley seed infections as chemicals. Further fungi studies are underway, but the findings could lead the way for mainstream chemical free farming – and more healthy food.

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