The ‘insect plague’ that’s eating crops in India & why monsoon may not bring good news

While India has also suffered from the locust attacks, the country has for now brought the situation under control but only after substantial damage to crops in Rajasthan and Gujarat. There are fears, though, that the situation may aggravate again with the onset of monsoon in June. Authorities are ensuring availability of large quantities of insecticides along with drones and sprayers to upscale readiness for a possible attack, according to theprint.com.

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