Government announces relief for maize crops affected by fall armyworm

Armyworm, a deadly invasive pest which spread to countries, including Brazil and Argentina, and African continent, was observed in maize varieties in June last in Karnataka.

published on : 6th January 2019

Fall armyworm pest has reached Thanjavur district

The fact that the pest also infests other crops like paddy and millets has set alarm bells ringing as it could jeopardise the production of paddy.

published on : 7th September 2018