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| Last Updated:: 08/11/2023

Drone-spraying of pesticides poses threat to biodiversity of Nilgiris: conservationists

 

 

 

 

While ICAR-IISWC, the institute that has begun drone trials, said the technology would offset labour issues and save time, conservationists have warned that it could impact insects, birds and animals, causing irreparable damage to the district’s fragile eco-system

 

 

 

Source: The Hindu Coimbatore, 01/11/2023, pg.3.