handpicking


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handpicking

[′hand¦pik·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
Manual removal of a selected fraction of coarse run-of-mine ore, after washing and screening away waste.
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Sharp-eyed handpicking and trapping can control many garden pests, but not every insect battle can be won with hand-to-hand combat.
Before you use any organic pest control product, try to correctly identify the pest (see "What's Buggin' You?" on Page 62), and check the chart below to see if it will respond to no-spray options, such as handpicking. Using the wrong product could cost you time and money, and may backfire by killing natural predators.
Most gardeners reported handpicking as their primary defense, along with cleaning up infested plants at season's end to interrupt the squash bug life cycle.
Forty-six percent of respondents reported working in the unwelcomed company of Japanese beeties, with handpicking being the most popular control method.
Even if you don't let your chickens scratch in your garden, handpicking may be more enjoyable because you'll have something tasty for your birds when you're finished collecting the beetles.
Forty-six percent of respondents reported working in the unwelcome company of Japanese beetles, with handpicking being the most popular control method.
Even if you don't let your chickens scratch in your garden, your handpicking may be more enjoyable because you'll have something tasty for your birds when you're finished collecting the beetles.
Before you decide to use any organic pest control product, take the time to correctly identify the pest (see "What's Buggin' You?" on Page 38) and see flit will respond to cultural controls, such as simple handpicking. (Using the wrong product could cost you time and money, and may backfire by killing natural predators.)