NLCC conducts anti-pest survey over 218,827 hectares

The National Locust Control Center has conducted an anti-pest survey over 218,827 hectares of land during last 24 hours, as it has restricted the swarms outspread from 61 districts to only two districts in the country.

The joint teams of Ministry of National Food Security, provincial agriculture departments and Pakistan Army are conducting a comprehensive survey and control operation against locusts in different districts.

According to the latest updates released by National Locust Control Center in Islamabad today, any locusts’ presence was not reported from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab.

However, it said the locust is only present in one district each of Balochistan and Sindh.


Source: Radio Pakistan