Sena strikes Nuwara Eliya

Sena strikes Nuwara Eliya

Written by Staff Writer

21 Jan, 2019 | 2:40 pm

Colombo (News 1st) –  The Sena caterpillar has also been discovered in Theri-paha in Walapane Nuwara Eliya.

Nuwara Eliya district secretary Rohana Pushpakumara said that the Sena caterpillar was found at a corn farm in Theripaha. The secretary added that necessary steps were taken to destroy this corn cultivation.

The first Sena caterpillar in the Nuwara Eliya district was reported from a corn cultivation in Ruwanpura Hatton. The Secretary also said that a special programme has been initiated to destroy the affected crops.

The Sena caterpillar is rapidly spreading in number of districts including Ampara, Hambanthota and Anuradhapura.

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