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FRIENDLY BUGS MAY SEE NEED FOR PESTICIDES REDUCED

A three year trial is looking at whether flowering plants can attract ‘friendly bugs’ – to help protect vegetable crops.

If it works on a commercial scale, it’ll reduce the need for pesticides for large scale growers – as well as the backyard vegie patch.

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About Amelia Bernasconi

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Hailing from Scone in the Upper Hunter, Amelia is based at our North West bureau in Tamworth. She joined NBN News in June, 2017 and graduated with a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism) from Charles Sturt University later that year.

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