Coconut cultivations in Chilaw threatened by caterpillar infestation

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - 13:49

Coconut plantation in several areas in Chilaw have been threatened due to a caterpillar infestation.

Over 100 Acres of large scale coconut cultivation being carried out in several areas including Chilaw, Manuwanagama, Bangadeniya and Veherakeleya have been destroyed.

The coconut cultivators are requesting the immediate intervention of  the agriculture officers  to take steps to curb this caterpillar menace.


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