Locust Invasions and its mitigation

    The locust, a short-horned, desert grasshopper that attacks standing crops and green vegetation, has been making news in India since May-June 2019 when it appeared in Rajasthan and Gujarat. In Kharif season last year, it was also seen in a few areas along Punjab’s border with Rajasthan. Context The Locust Warning Organisation (LWO) … Continue reading Locust Invasions and its mitigation