Beneficial Insects in Agriculture
Catalogue Number: MPE000
Producer: Motion Pictures Enterprises Inc.
Subject: Environmental Studies, Science, Tech/Voc
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2013
Running Time: 18:10
Closed Captions: Yes
This Canadian production examines how insects are employed in agriculture for pest control and food production. Case studies include the innovative use of predatory insects to protect greenhouse food crops and bumble bees to deliver a beneficial spore to prevent grey mold on berries and the traditional use of honeybees in pollination and honey production.
Delivered in 3 short modules:
- Module One: Pest Insect Control
- Module Two: Fungi Control
- Module Three: Honey Bees: Pollinators and Producers
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