But efforts to eradicate the caterpillars that march across the landscape in large groups feasting on grassy plants have been dampened by the shortage of the recommended pesticides. A number of agrochemical shops sampled by the URN reporter in Luweero said they were overwhelmed by the demand for pesticides.
Sarah Namubiru the Luweero District Production Officer demonstrating to farmers on how to use the recommended Striker insecticides to spray against the fall armyworm. Striker among the insecticides which is out of stock. Login to license this image from 1$.
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