Insect decline a threat to fruit crops and food security, scientists warn MPs
Poor pollination caused by destructive farming methods leads to loss of biodiversity and is a threat to food production, inquiry toldFruit growers in the UK are already seeing less yield and lower-quality produce because of the loss of insects, scientists have told MPs, warning that a further loss of pollinators could have "significant" impacts on all crops.As part of a government inquiry into insect decline and UK food security, Prof Simon Potts from the University of Reading told MPs at the science, innovation and technology committee that there is already good evidence of a shortfall of pollinators and a threat to food production. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/jun/07/insect-decline-a-threat-to-fruit-crops-and-food-security-scientists-warn-mps-aoe
Zdroj: The Guardian
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