This series of two-page briefs highlights some of the new technologies and processes available, in order to inspire practitioners and policy-makers to put them to use. This one describes how small-scale farmers in India can now use environmentally benign pest management methods. New biological pesticides mean that smallholders can control crop pests but still meet international food safety standards. This is particularly important for vegetables and fruit for export.
For further information on the research described in this Showcase, see also this output.
Showcase 6: Safe biological pesticides for India and South Asia.