Biocontrols and Fruit Growing

  • 45% of American fruit growing operations use biocontrols
  • What kind of fruit grower is more likley to use biocontrols?
    • Organic growers
    • Operations with a “next generation” are more likely to use biocontrols
    • Vertically integrated farms with packing divisions
    • Larger farms (great than 1,000 acres)
    • Farms making more than $1 million/year
    • Western Fruit Growers

MIller, Carol. Growing Produce. How Fruit Growers Use Biocontrols (Infographic). (April 17, 2017)