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Keyword: Beneficial Organisms

Selection Methods for Honey Bee Breeding [video]

Cobey, S., T. Lawrence, and S. Sheppard. Washington State University Extension. 2019. Produced by Washington State University College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences.

Organic farming promotes biotic resistance to foodborne human pathogens

Jones, M.S., Z. Fu, J.P. Reganold, D.S. Karp, T.E. Besser, J.M. Tylianakis, W.E. Snyder. 2019. Journal of Applied Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13365

Entomopathogen biodiversity increases host mortality.

Jabbour, R, DW Crowder, EA Aultman and WE Snyder. 2011. Biological Control 59:277‐283.

Conserving and promoting evenness: Organic farming and fire‐based wildland management as case studies

Crowder, DW, TD Northfield, R Gomulkiewicz and WE Snyder. 2012. Ecology 93:2001‐2007.

Birds of Prey and Dairy Farms

This video explains a variety of attempts to encourage natural predators as biocontrol for pest birds and rodents in agriculture, particularly dairies. 3 minutes. This…