14.07.11.Po to the deputy chairman Vitaly Alekseichuk Hogan, July 13 at Dvurechanskom area was detection and removal of the source is very dangerous pest — Locust.
Pest is on the site of perennial grasses, and has held its movement to the border with sunflowers.
"The quick action taken today at 3:00 am outbreak was localized to the area of 100 hectares and sunflower on an area of 100 hectares of perennial grasses, — said Vitaly.
— Weather conditions in 2010 and wintering conditions contributed to the accumulation and conservation of locusts, so the threat of such centers exist in every district. Given the characteristics of the biology of the pest, which in a short period can cause significant damage until the complete destruction of sugar beet, corn, sunflower, millet and others. Needed in each area to set up working groups that must carry out a thorough survey of the possible dislocation of locusts paying special attention to nonarable land reserve land, wicked and perennial grasses of 3 or more years of life. And also to develop a method of examination and sequence of actions in the event of an outbreak of pest. "
Source: Kharkiv Regional State Administration