A total of 4,601 saplings of various types, including fruit bearing trees, were planted at Chandel town, Modi, Pallel, Bongyang, Larong, Machi, Kotal Khuntak and Moltuk villages.
Around 200 medicinal and fruit bearing saplings were planted in and around the areas under the jurisdiction of the EGC, Wangbal.
They represent 130 research institutes and universities such as IISc, IISER, IITs, NCBS, and WII
"Such Spotted Grasshopper is poisonous," an expert from Central Agriculture University, Imphal cautioned while speaking to the 'Imphal Free Press'.
During this COVID-19 lockdown, the state government allowed cultivation of crops, but farmers continue to suffer due to the unusual weather temperature and unpredictable rainfalls.