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Tuesday, 29 January 2019 - 8:20
'Fall Army worm' infestation spreads to Anuradhapura Banana cultivation
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Reports state that the ‘fall armyworm’ that destroyed many cultivations including maize has infested banana cultivations in Anuradhapura.

Farmers in the area say that these caterpillars have eaten there way up the banana tree trunk and continued up to the kernels.

banana cultivations extend over 40 hectares of land ,however due to the infestation, the authorities have instructed that the cultivations be destroyed.

 
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