Use insecticides only when necessary. It is better to plant resistant crops. Using biological methods to eliminate pests or introduce predators or parasites is also a good idea.

Primary producers run the risk of catching diseases and pests that might restrict their access to markets and lower agricultural output. Physical, chemical, and biological controls are used to combat problems.

Crop protection would be useless if weeds, insects, or diseases destroyed 50% of the world’s crop production. Pesticides are required. Pesticides are essential for farmers to grow more food in a small space.

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