Tyumen. July 11. Interfax-Ural — Tyumen Oblast authorities concerned increased spread in the forests of the region of gypsy moth caterpillars.
"Lesions are registered in several areas of the region — Berdyuzhskom, Armizonskoe, Aromashevskom, Golyshmanovo" — said the agency "Interfax-Ural", the representative of the regional department of forest complex on Monday.
According to him, at present, the total area of forest affected by gypsy moth, is 22.5 hectares. He added that the area of damage due to insect activity will only increase.