Opting for bats as pest control could save the vineyard industry $50 million

Rachel Clark
April 17 2023 - 4:00am
Dr Zenon Czenze at one of the participating vineyards in Armidale. Picture supplied.
Dr Zenon Czenze at one of the participating vineyards in Armidale. Picture supplied.

RESEARCHERS at the University of New England (UNE) say bats could be employed as a natural pest control in vineyards instead of harmful pesticides, which could potentially save the industry $50 million.

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Rachel Clark

Rachel Clark

Journalist

A former Sydneysider turned country journalist. Rachel covers education, Gunnedah and Liverpool Plains councils, and renewable energy at the Northern Daily Leader. Be sure to say g'day: rachel.clark@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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