• Sustainable Vineyards: Beneficial what… wasps!

    What’s black and yellow, stings and transports yeast around the vineyard? A wasp. Sustainable, natural and part of our fragile ecosystem, but also an important part of pest management in vineyards.   What do they do? Mission A: Transporter; an effective, mobile and fast courier service for yeast. The wasp distributes valuable yeast populations around the vines, even over-wintering the strains in the digestive tracts of future generations. Mission B: Seek and destroy the eggs of moths: Tiny wasps (Trichogramma) lay their eggs amidst those of predators such as the light brown apple moth. Their larvae gorge on the future

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