Farmers are seeking relief
from losses caused by crop-eating insects.
A drier than usual summer may
have caused an infestation of a moth-like insect described as green
and 2-5 centimeters long.
Farmers have said the insect
has already destroyed crops on 60 hectares on farms in Tseel soum of
Farmers have not had success
combating the insect with traditional insecticides and have sought help
from local government officials. So far, say farmers, the government
has been slow to act.