New Breed of Desert Locusts Invades Kumi District

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Farmers chasing away Desert Locusts from their gardens in Ongino Sub County.

Farmers chasing away Desert Locusts from their gardens in Ongino Sub County.

In short
Unlike the yellow swarms of locusts that invaded the country in February, the new breed of locusts is brownish in colour. According to Kumi District Production Officer Rajab Ogogl, the new breed consists of very young, strong and destructive locusts.

 

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