Do you know what’s living in your arable field? Dr Lorna Cole an Agricultural Ecologist gives an idea of what you can expect to find living in your crop field; from the soil to the canopy – it’s like a multi-storey hotel for beneficial insects. Lorna explains the roles of all fo the different types of insects and how they can provide real benefits to farmers e.g. natural slug control.
Our website https://www.fas.scot/environment/biodiversity/ has more information on farmland habitats.
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