By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2021 07:25 PM IST
Armyworms are often found in crops such as corn, rice and sorghum, but this year’s outbreak is selectively targeting lawns and some hayfields in the United States.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2019 04:04 PM IST
Among a flood of new pests that has emerged over the past couple of years, one has been super-invasive and the most threatening: the fall armyworm.
Hindustan Times, Imphal | By Sobhapati Samom
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2019 06:30 AM IST
The insect called Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) which lays to waste crops like maize was detected in the maize research farm of ICAR, Manipur Centre in the outskirt of Imphal city and also at Chandonpokpi village farm in Chandel district.
By Sandhya Ramesh
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2019 10:13 AM IST
The Fall Armyworm (FAW) is currently making its way through the maize fields of southern and eastern India, affecting not just thousands of farmers but also the poultry industry, which relies heavily on the crop for feed.
Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2018 09:58 PM IST
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research on July 30 issued a ‘pest alert’ based on results of surveys conducted between July 9 and July 18 that recorded more than 70% prevalence of the Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) in a maize field in Chikkaballapur, Karnataka