Clearing habitat surrounding farm fields fails to reduce pathogens

10 agosto 2015

The effort to improve food safety by clearing wild vegetation surrounding crops is not helping, and in some cases may even backfire, according to a new study. The findings call into question the effectiveness of removing non-crop vegetation as a way to reduce field contamination of fresh produce by disease-causing pathogens.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150810162038.htm

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