Crop Protection: Why Do You Need It?

Crop Protection: Why Do You Need It?

As an agriculturalist, the most important thing is to have a clear strategy to protecting your crops so that you can avoid losing your yield to pests. History has been evidence that many devastations in crops have happened due to insects and pest attacks.

Post World War I, Germany faced severe casualties due to potato crop failure. There have also been other cases of crop failure around the world have affected people throughout the history.

According to the recent statistics, almost 16.7% of the yield is lost because of diseases, 23.9% of the yield is lost because of weeds, and almost 11.3% is lost due to pests and insects if a through crop protection strategy is not in place.

The biggest example is Stark figures from the Southern part of Africa where almost 15% of the crop yield was lost due to diseases, 20% was lost to weeds, an additional 30% was lost to insects. If you are looking for a great ROI on your farm produce, you need to ensure that the failure of crops is reduced to the bare minimum.

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