Massive locust invasion threatens Gujarat farmers

Sharing borders with neighbouring Pakistan, Gujarat is under attack from hoppers — new-born locusts — that have flown in across the international border. Gujarat has not witnessed such an invasion of locusts since 1993-94. Locusts Locusts are certain species of short-horned grasshoppers that have a swarming phase. Swarming refers to a collective behaviour in which locusts … Continue reading Massive locust invasion threatens Gujarat farmers