File photo of an armyworm in the palm of a farmer’s hand in Zimbabwe. Photo: EPA
File photo of an armyworm in the palm of a farmer’s hand in Zimbabwe. Photo: EPA
India

Race to contain destructive march of armyworm as pest spreads to India

Caterpillar has already migrated from the Americas to Africa, where it devastated billions of dollars worth of maize crops

File photo of an armyworm in the palm of a farmer’s hand in Zimbabwe. Photo: EPA
File photo of an armyworm in the palm of a farmer’s hand in Zimbabwe. Photo: EPA
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