Armyworms attacking crops in Zimbabwe
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Armyworm invasion hits Zimbabwe's crop fields

Crop fields across much of Zimbabwe have been hit by a swarm of highly destructive Armyworm caterpillars that quickly devour plants and leave fields barren.

Experts are warning that if the problem is not tackled quickly it could have a severe impact on the country's already fragile food supplies.

Tom Bayly reports.

  • 21 Jan 2013
  • From the section Africa
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