>>Thirteen years later, Rachel Carson had quite cogently outlined the
>>degree to which Pickett had been correct. Nevertheless, almost 40 years
>>after Carson's work the devastation continues, as we apply (in the USA
>>alone) nearly 500 million kg of active material, over 99% of which
>>misses the target organism, while overall percentage losses of crop to
>>disease, insects, and weeds is actually *higher* that it was in the
>You are right on, Bart. Thanks for sharing the fruits of your knowledge.
For those not familiar with it, this "knowledge" is the result of work
by David Pimentel, entomologist at Cornell.
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