Monsanto launches online pest manual in Brazil
Monsanto has launched an online pest manual in Brazil. The ebook offers up-to-date information on the major pests affecting national agriculture. It details potential pest controls and is free and for the use of farmers, scientists, academics, and the general public, the company says. The manual brings together data on 130 types of pests, covering their occurrence, control methods, best practice, and how the use of biotechnology can aid control. It is classified by pest occurrence stages, and can be downloaded via: www.raizdoconhecimento.com.br with versions also available for use on tablets and smartphones.