Trophobiosis

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Trophobiosis Theory: A Pest Starves on a Healthy Plant

By John Paull

Pests shun healthy plants. Pesticides weaken plants. Weakened plants open the door to pests and disease. Hence pesticides precipitate pest attack and disease susceptibility, and thus they induce a cycle of further pesticide use.

This is the essence of Trophobiosis Theory, a thesis presented by Francis Chaboussou, an agronomist of France's National Institute of Agricultural
Research (INRA), in "Healthy Crops: A New Agricultural Revolution". After two decades, this important book is finally available in English.