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Locus attack crops south Trinidad

by | Jul 23, 2014

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAA locust invasion has destroyed acres of fruit trees and fruit crops in the Cedros district.

The farmers have asked the Ministry of food production to step in and help them.

One farmer Sieunath Lalla has stated that the locusts have been eating their crops and affecting ther earnings.

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He revealed that the Ministry would spray the area however it had been a while since they received a visit.

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Mr Lalla disclosed that he is very concerned about his crops anjd he has been counting his losses.

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This has not been the first time that the farmers complained about the issue.

In 2010 locusts also wreaked havoc on their crops.

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