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Sri Lanka: Drone technology to be used to control spreading of 'Sena' Caterpillar

Source(s):  Daily News, the

By Ishara Mudugamuwa

The Agriculture Ministry has decided to use drone technology for the spraying of insecticides to control the spreading of the crop-destroying caterpillar known as “Sena” (Fall Armyworm).

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The Agriculture Ministry has already taken a number of measures to prevent the spreading of the Sena caterpillar. The Ministry introduced four insecticides and also appointed a task-force to work on this mitigation. The government has already granted a 50 percent subsidy for those insecticides.

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  • Publication date 03 Jan 2019

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