Jind District

Insects aren't the enemy, pesticides are!
Understanding the life cycles of vegetarian and non-vegetarian insects is key to keeping the natural balance in crop cycles. Farmers in Haryana who have studied this phenomenon, explain. Manu Moudgil posted 5 years 6 months ago

Every night, an incandescent bulb lights up the terrace room of a house in Lalitkhera village in Haryana. Insects from the adjoining pond swarm to this solitary bright spot under which Sheila Devi sits with a cup and saucer in her hand.

Women farmers studying insects during a class (Source: Keet Saksharta Mission)