This episode of Making Sense of Biologicals begins to break down the biopesticide category. The Environmental Protection Agency breaks biopesticides into three areas: biochemical, microbial, and plant-incorporated-protectants. In this episode, we talk about microbial products and how they help protect plants by infecting pests. Some products are singly focused, while others can have a broad host range. All of them can help protect a plant’s well-being by decreasing the health of pest populations.
Listen to the episode with USDA-ARS Research Leader David Shapiro.
‘Making Sense of Biologicals’ is a series from AgNet West that will dive into various topics with unbiased experts in the field of biologics to help the industry better understand the product category.
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