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Deployment of organic farming at a landscape scale maintains low pest infestation and high crop productivity levels in vineyards

October 30, 2017 – By Lucile Muneret et al., Journal of Applied Ecology – Policies promoting the development of organic farming in conventional vineyard landscapes will not lead to greater pest and disease infestations but will reduce the pesticide treatment intensity and maintain crop productivity. Moreover, the interactions between semi‚Äźnatural habitats in landscape and local farming practices suggest that the deployment of organic farming should be adapted to landscape contexts.

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