Locusts damage crops on nearly 1.5 lakh hectares

Locusts damage crops on nearly 1.5 lakh hectares

Nearly 1,68,550 hectares of crop area in Rajasthan and Gujarat have come under locust attack in 2019-20, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. Replying to a question in the Upper House, the Minister said a total of 1,48,840 ha (1,34,959 ha in Rajasthan and 13,881 ha in Gujarat) crop […]