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Drones to choppers: How govt is tackling locust swarms to prevent crop loss

The control operations have also been done in 1,32,660 hectares area in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Bihar by state governments

Agriculture ministry | crop loss | Locust attack

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Swarms of locusts sit on a plant in Agra.
Swarms of locusts sit on a plant in Agra.

The Centre has taken various steps to control locust swarms, and carried out operations in over 150,000 hectares area since April 11 to prevent crop losses.



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First Published: Sat, July 11 2020. 16:41 IST