- Administration is making all possible efforts to save the crop of farmers
May 21, 2020, 07:23 AM IST
Mandsaur Millions of locusts have been roaming the area around Mandsaur since two days. The administration is making every effort to save the crop of farmers. At 5 pm on Wednesday, a team of locusts started hovering over the fields around Mandsaur bypass from Piplya via Dharikhedi. Karulal Chauhan and Shambhulal Meena of Pityakheri Jagir, who were present there, tried to drive the locusts by running for two km. On getting the information, the tehsildar Narayan Nadera reached the vicinity with the Patwaris.
It lays eggs where it stops along the desert
Principal Scientist and Founder of Agricultural Science Center, Dr. GS Chundawat reported that the locust is a flying insect. Its origin is the desert region. It lays eggs within 8 cm on the desert. Gives the egg in flakes at a time. Which consists of 500 to 1000 thousand eggs. Their food is jowar, maize, millet and moringa etc. Eggs come out in 2 to 3 weeks.
More impact in Malhargarh area, all the villages of Tehsil are on alert
Recently, a team of locusts coming through Rajasthan has passed through the villages of Malhargarh tehsil. The administration and villagers tried to run away in different ways by playing DJ, running tractor. On Wednesday, many villages such as Jharda, Palavana, Munddi, Lasudia Rathore, Dodia Meena, Deori, Hanumantia, Chitakhedi etc. have passed through.