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China finds fall armyworm in Shaanxi province - Shaanxi daily


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CORRECTED-China finds fall armyworm in Shaanxi province - Shaanxi daily


BEIJING, July 5 (Reuters) - China's northwestern Shaanxi province has detected the destructive pest fall armyworm in its corn crop, provincial government-backed newspaper Shaanxi Daily reported on Friday.

The province is among 19 provinces reached by the fast-moving pest since it was first reported in southwestern Yunnan in early January, stoking fears over grain output in the world's No.2 corn producer.

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CORRECTED-China finds fall armyworm in Shaanxi province - Shaanxi daily


BEIJING, July 5 (Reuters) - China's northwestern Shaanxi province has detected the destructive pest fall armyworm in its corn crop, provincial government-backed newspaper Shaanxi Daily reported on Friday.

The province is among 19 provinces reached by the fast-moving pest since it was first reported in southwestern Yunnan in early January, stoking fears over grain output in the world's No.2 corn producer.






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