Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources has announced a state of emergency (PE) due to locust infestation in the central part of the country, said on Friday, the press service said.
Moroccan and Asian colonies of locusts destroyed the green of trees and shrubs up to 25 hectares of artificial roadside stands along the highway Navoi-Hajigabul (about 100 kilometers west of Baku) Azerbaijan.
«Despite the adoption of relevant services of the Ministry and local structures measures, including, inter alia, the use of drugs, fertilizers, additional planting and irrigation, to handle the situation so far failed, and the Department of Forest Development (Ministry of — Ed.) moved to a situation of emergency», — the report says.
It also states that the decision to locust methods of chemical protection.