Nanning, Aug. 11 / Xinhua / — In the first half of this year in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region / South China / forest area affected by the invasion of harmful organisms, reaching almost 315 thousand hectares.
As the representative of the Forestry Law GCHAR Tszitun, invading pests covered more than 120 counties of the autonomous region. Including in Guilin locusts struck the bamboo groves area of 1.2 thousand hectares. Off the coast of Guangxi mangrove trees affected by insect pests, increased by 458.06 percent compared to the same period last year and reached 1.15 thousand ha.
According to expert analysis, rampant insect infestation in Guangxi, largely due to weather conditions. In the second half of this year The situation in this area is still not cause for optimism. In this regard, the local Forest Service tightened measures to combat pests.