In 2024, Russia will increase the treatment of land against pests

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Published Mar 1, 2024

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Russia is set to ramp up its treatment of agricultural land against pests such as locusts and bugs this year. The area for locust treatment will double to 434,050 hectares due to a serious threat of mass spread in some southern regions. The area for bug treatment will increase to 6 million 22 thousand hectares, particularly in the North Caucasus, the Volga region, and the Central Black Earth region. However, the use of rodenticides against mice will decrease to 3.078 million hectares.
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This year in Russia they will increase the treatment of agricultural land against such common and dangerous pests as locusts, bugs and mice. PRIME reports this with reference to the forecasts of the Russian Agricultural Center. In particular, the area for the use of insecticides against locusts will approximately double - from 249,150 hectares last year to 434,050. The organization's specialists said that in some southern regions there is a serious threat of mass spread of these insects. In particular, there is a risk of their migration due to the accumulation of large populations in nature reserves and wildlife sanctuaries, where protective treatments are prohibited. In 4 regions there are increased risks of damping off of winter crops - NSA Treatments of crops against bugs will increase from 4 million 522 thousand to 6 million 22 thousand hectares. It causes the greatest damage to crops in the North Caucasus, as well as the Volga region, the Central Black Earth region and some ...
Source: Rosng
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