In Sevastopol flown locusts

In Sevastopol flown locustsIn high summer the Crimean and Ukrainian media have sounded the alarm — Peninsula attacked the giant locusts: the insects scare away tourists and destroy crops. And most of the locust affected Bakhchisarai, Saki, Soviet, and the Black Sea areas Pervomaysky Crimea and Sevastopol.

Last locust invasion in the Crimea was observed 5 years ago. Voracious insects have destroyed almost all the crops of alfalfa and corn.

This summer, history may repeat itself: locusts seen in several parts of the peninsula, mostly — a rural area. Got to insects and residential areas.

One of the possible affected areas called and Sevastopol. According to the Office of industry and agriculture, the state farms of the winged menace spared. But in the Sevastopol locusts lot. City residents complain that the uninvited guests fly into the apartment.

In the inspection of plant protection say that the activity of locusts at the time — a natural phenomenon, and rumors of insect attack on the Crimea and Sevastopol are greatly exaggerated.

— Slightly higher percentage in Sevastopol and Krasnogvargeyske,— Said the chief state inspector of the plant protection SevastopolNikolay Goncharenko. —We have 3.3% Crimea — 2.5%. This is a natural phenomenon. Were surveyed 6,000 hectares in Sevastopol, locusts populated only 0, 2 hectares, a small settlement. This is below the threshold of damage. Now they years pass, they either fly away or kick the bucket.

Yulia Korshunova, "Sevinformbyuro"

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