A new concern: locusts

News:Scientists at the Locust Warning Organisation(LWO) have observed groups of Desert Locusts in districts of Rajasthan.  Facts: Locusts:They are a group of short-horned grasshoppers that multiply in numbers as they migrate long distances in destructive swarms. Types: Four species of locusts are found in India: Desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria), Migratory locust (Locusta migratoria), Bombay Locust… Continue reading A new concern: locusts

Explained: What is the locust attack destroying crops in several countries?

News: Pakistan and Somalia have declared locust emergencies. Facts: About Locust Locusts are a group of short-horned grasshoppers. They multiply in numbers as they migrate long distances in destructive swarms.  Four species of locusts are found in India: Desert locust, Migratory locust, and Bombay Locust and Tree locust. Desert locust is regarded as the most… Continue reading Explained: What is the locust attack destroying crops in several countries?