Lakshadweep recruits barn owls to fight rodent menace

The Lakshadweep administration has decided to release 3 barn owls at coconut plantations in Kavaratti. The owls have been taken from Kerala to Kavaratti under a rodent management programme. Coconut is an important source of revenue for the Lakshadweep islands, however rodent issues account for 30-40% of the yield loss. Total production stood at 8.76… Continue reading Lakshadweep recruits barn owls to fight rodent menace