Locusts in Khakassia above normal


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Khakassia, 06 July 2011, 13:08 — In all areas of Khakassia observed excess economic threshold of locusts. Thus, of the 44 178 hectares of land surveyed in 31,210 hectares of this threshold is exceeded.

Populated rangeland grasshoppers, hay fields are marked raid crops. But in ryazryad natural disaster is not yet passed — Republic meets head-on element.

As BelTA news agency "Khakassia" deputy head of the branch FGOU "Rosselhoztsentr" in Khakassia Julia Loginova, "as a result of protective measures chemically processed 21,303 hectares Khakassian land. The fight against the invasion will be effective if the initiative will appear both on the farmers and heads of districts. "

In Russia, the beginning of July to process special chemicals had about 620 thousand hectares. A locust threat, at least 1.5 million hectares of farmland — read as recent summary Agriculture Minister — said "Intefaks Russia." Perhaps this will increase, because, as stressed in the press service of the ministry, the data obtained in the survey 5.7 million hectares of farmland.

Source: IA "Khakassia"

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