Controlling Insects Before Pesticides

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Controlling Insects Before Pesticides,

duration 01:16
Thinks now we have more variety of pests than early 1900s. Chinch bug was biggest pest then; control efforts included digging trenches around field and filling with coal oil; dragging logs around perimeter to keep dust up. Only controls available.