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Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures

 
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Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures
by Staff Writers
Zurich, Switzerland (SPX) Oct 20, 2014
http://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Plant_communities_produce_greater_yield_than_monocultures_999.html
 
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It does create a greater yield and you will find little little debate here about that. One problem that biodynamic farming compared to monoculture farming has not fully addressed is the ease of harvesting. Its the gorrilla in the room because farmers don't like to pay too much money into labor. Mechanical harvesters are the main stay for corn, peanuts, wheat, soy, potatoes, etc and they do this on the cheap. Efficiency in industry is measured in money and not actual viable product.
 
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