TITLE

Crickets break for coffee

AUTHOR(S)
Homewood, Brian
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/9/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1794, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that crickets have reached plague proportions in the coffee growing regions of Brazil, including Monte Santo de Minas. Cricket-hunting campaign launched in Monte Santo de Minas; Description of the crickets; Farmers' claim that they cannot afford the pesticides needed to protect their crops; Factors blamed by the Brazilian Coffee Institute in Virginia for the presence of the crickets; Nuisance caused by the noise crickets make.
ACCESSION #
10553010

 

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