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:
Dr. Rufus Isaacs
Michigan State University
Brett Blaauw
Michigan State University
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
Brett Blaauw
Rufus Isaacs
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Consumers
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