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Belarus scientists develop biopesticide against crop bacterial diseases

The summer cottage season is about to begin. And of course, everyone wants to have first class harvest, both in quantity and in quality. However, it is not only insects and rodents who mingle to reach this aim, but pathogenic organisms as well. Modern products can do with them. Belarusian scientists developed an effective substance against bacterial diseases of agricultural crops.

Malignant bacteria affect plants above and below the ground, and in this way they cause big damage to agriculture. Many allotment gardeners fight with the “unseen parasites” with the help of chemical substances, however, they are not very effective. It turned out that strains of bacteria developed resistance to toxic chemicals. The problem can be solved effectively and safely by using a biological protectant, in other words by using biopesticide, which is made with the help of microorganisms.

Scientists tried out biopesticide on cucumbers and the result is positive. The substance easily coped with the bacterial disease. Now specialists are planning to widen the sphere of influence of the substance. The development of Belarusian scientists does not only successfully fight against parasites, but stimulates the growth of plants and even increases the quality of vegetables. The main thing is to correctly using the protectant. Hopefully, this year’s harvest will be a success.

Belarus scientists develop biopesticide against crop bacterial diseases