80 Things You Need to Know about Agriculture: Week 9

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#19
In 2010, brown marmorated stink bugs caused $37 million worth of damage to apples in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.

#20
Aphids are one of the most damaging pests to soybean crops. A single soybean plant that has not been treated with an insecticide can be infested by thousands of aphids that impair photosynthesis and reduce plant height.

 

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