Have you heard of Biopesticide?


Researchers in Japan have discovered a way to selectively breed flightless ladybugs to be used as a “biopesticide” — a natural alternative to chemical pesticides. After selective breeding over 30 generations, a non-flying ladybug was developed. A company in Ibaraki Prefecture has started selling the flightless ladybug as a biopesticide for indoor use. According to a statement from the Biopesticide Industry Alliance, the ladybug has already reduced over 90% of the pest-damage to Japanese mustard spinach. We don't need toxic chemical pesticides on our food.

READ: http://time.com/3110016/ladybug-biopesticide-pesticide-aphid-japan-agriculture/

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