In Orenburg locusts threatens crops

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11.07.11.V Orenburg in 2011, the greatest danger of crops is locusts. According to the autumn survey processing is planned for an area of 60 hectares in 27 districts of the region, as well as in the cities of Orenburg, Orsk and Novotroitsk.

On REGNUM correspondent reported July 11 in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Processing Industry of the Orenburg region. From the regional budget for the purchase of chemicals to control insects allocated 10 million rubles, and declared a public auction.

Specialists note that the emergence of nongregarious started on 10 May, and the mass reproduction of the Italian locust — 18 May. Currently, specialists of the branch FSI "Rosselhoztsentr" Orenburg region survey is conducted by locust larvae in order to clarify the areas to be treated.

As of June 3, 2011 examined 116 hectares, inhabited by higher economic threshold and is chemically treated 33 thousand hectares in 19 districts of the region and Novotroitsk.

According to the press service of the administration of Orsk, locusts in 2011, the city came from Kazakhstan. Timely measures allowed farmers to protect their crops. Together with specialists Novoorsk interdistrict department branch VSU "Rosselhoztsentr" Orenburg region surveyed agricultural land in an area of about two hectares. In order to protect crops from locust pests organized treatment of municipal land in the area of 500 hectares. "As the Governor of the Orenburg Region Yury Berg prepared a letter for an additional allocation of chemicals and cost recovery on municipal land, caught in the kill zone" — note in city government.

The Ministry of Agriculture field, in turn, said that in early July, there were remnants of insecticides "Dimilin" and "Adonis" to allocate areas for work in the centers. Insecticides acquired area from the regional budget, in accordance with the orders, the rental of chemicals on the basis of acts survey of agricultural land to settle their dangerous pests (locusts and meadow moth) is fully released and urban areas.

Source: IA REGNUM

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