Pest attack on crops

March 14, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Jhudo, Sindh: Vegetable and other crops sown on a wide spread area here have been braving a serious attack of pests.

Farmers said white fly and other pests have attacked different crops including vegetables in Jhudo, Pangrio, Samaro, Kunri, Tando Bago and other areas. Crops of red chillies, onions, ladyfingers and other vegetables of summer season are being affected due to the pest attack. Moreover, blossom of mango trees also face pest attack. Pesticides available in local market have proved useless against these pests.

The farmers have requested the agriculture and plant protection department to carry out spray against these killer pests in the area on emergency basis.