Variegated Grasshoppers Destroy Crops in Kitgum Top story

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Variegatted Grasshoppers on a banna stalk in Lagoro Subounty in Kitgum District.

Variegatted Grasshoppers on a banna stalk in Lagoro Subounty in Kitgum District.

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Farmers say the destructive nature of the pests is likely to result in a decline in crop yield this season and make them food insecure. Janet Akiyo, a tomato farmer in Manwoko village told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the pests began breeding in March this year.

 

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