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Pests and diseases plague Vietnamese rice crops

Pests, insects and rice diseases have caused widespread damage to rice crops in Vietnamese northern and central provinces.

Changeable weather, including a prolonged hot spell, had created favourable conditions for pests and insects, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Developments Plant Protection Department.

Head of the department Nguyen Xuan Hong said that the importer use of pesticide at the beginning of the crop had possibly contributed to the situation.

Natural enemies including snakes and toads had been killed, leading to an ecological imbalance, w

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