Plant Science Post

Insects Are Attacking Your Food!

May 5, 2015
Food Quality & Nutrition

Without plant science products, our food could contain some nasty and unappetizing surprises:

1. However you say tomato, we all say they’re delicious. And pests think they’re pretty tasty too.

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2. Jams, pies, cakes and ice cream – plant science makes it possible for us to enjoy strawberries in every way.

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3. Do you love mangoes? So do fruit flies. Their larvae can cause a lot of damage.

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4. If farmers didn’t use plant science, pests would ruin 44% of the world’s sweet corn.

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5. Without crop protection products, 86% of apples would never make it to market.

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