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भारत से कीट गायब हो रहे हैं और हमारे पास उनका डाटा भी नहीं है। कीटों की वैश्विक गिरावट में भारत भी शुमार है, 11 जून 2019.

Director of the National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources (NBAIR), Bengaluru, Chandish Ballal said that the same seems to be happening with the Ichneumonid wasp, Campoletis chlorideae, an important pest controller against moths infesting chickpea crop. Past published records showed the presence of 70 percent of these wasps on chickpea pods. Yet in 1990, when she was studying the wasp for her doctoral work, Ballal barely recorded 20 percent of these wasps on chickpeas. Could this be attributed to the use of pesticides? The lack of records leaves this question unanswered.

Insects are disappearing in India, and....