TITLE

Dressed to kill

AUTHOR(S)
Berridge, Vanessa
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Garden;Feb2007, Vol. 132 Issue 2, p138
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the changes that have taken place with regard to the use of pesticides and pest control over the past several decades. In 1970, Sophia Pienkos was encased in an astronaut-type flight suit while spraying plants with a broad-spectrum chemical at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, England. The organic movement and increased interest in wildlife gardening have led to ecologically safer methods of pest control.
ACCESSION #
24159558

 

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