A Quick Guide to Conserving Beneficial Insects Using Wildflower Plantings

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2008: $148,837.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2011
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:
Co-Coordinators:
Brett Blaauw
Michigan State University
Description:
Due to the loss of natural habitats, there has been an observable decrease in beneficial insects over the years. This loss of insects may lead to a decrease in the ecosystem services they provided. By reintegrating wildflowers back into the landscape, man
Type:
Multimedia
Authors:
Brett Blaauw
Rufus Isaacs
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Consumers
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