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Restoring soil biodiversity: Researchers find that letting the land rest between seasons increases microorganism activity, increases carbon uptake into the soil

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-08-restoring-soil-biodiversity-letting-the-land-rest-between-seasons.html

Restoring soil biodiversity: Researchers find that letting the land rest between seasons increases microorganism activity, increases carbon uptake into the soil Friday, March 08, 2019 by: David Williams agroecosystem , carbon storage , Ecology , environment , harvest , Plants , research , science , soil biodiversity , soil fungi , soil microorganism - (Natural News ) There are many different ways to increase biodiversity and improve the overall health of soil. ... Sources include: INRA....

Prickly pear farmer demonstrates how to grow food without noxious pesticides

https://www.naturalnews.com/054075_pesticides_autonomous_control_natural_alternatives.html

"It is a process that is established and maintained if the agroecosystem retains structural complexity and diversity of species." "...

Bees love cannabis, and it's helping to restore their declining populations

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-02-01-bees-love-cannabis-and-its-helping-restore-declining-populations.html

“The rapid expansion of hemp production in the United States … may have significant implications for agroecosystem-wide pollination dynamics,” the study explains. "...

Modern agricultural practices destroy the environment’s natural balance: Heavily farmed areas have little biodiversity, more disease

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-10-27-modern-agricultural-practices-destroy-environment-natural-balance.html

“Our knowledge of the world of plant viruses, therefore, remains extremely partial in terms of diversity, but also in terms of distribution at the agroecosystem level,” explained Denis Filloux, a co-author of the study. "...

Study reveals coconut oil is a better insect repellent compared to DEET, a harmful chemical ingredient

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-06-04-study-reveals-coconut-oil-is-a-better-insect-repellent-deet.html

The study, led by Jerry Zhu of the ARS Agroecosystem Management Research Unit in Nebraska, found that coconut fatty acids repelled bed bugs and biting flies for two weeks after application. "...