Science

A tractor sprays many rows of crops with a pesticide - a text overlay says ‘are pesticides dangerous?’

Are pesticides really dangerous?

With so much conflicting information about pesticides readily available on the internet, I’m frequently asked ‘are pesticides really dangerous?’. Read this article if you want to know the answer.

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The unexpected consequences of pruning

We all know that some plants grow back bigger and better after they’ve been damaged – it’s one good reason for pruning some plants. But now scientists have shown that some plants grow back nastier too. Possible future outcomes include increased agricultural yields and decreased pesticide usage.