LAHORE : The Punjab Agriculture Pest Warning Wing on Tuesday advised the cotton growers to carry out pest scouting twice a week as pink bollworm attack has been witnessed on cotton crop in different areas of Punjab. A spokesman for the department said that growers should shake stems of cotton plant and burn the fallen pods and leaves to get rid of pink bollworm larvae.

He said that the worm not only affected the yield but also

affect the crop.

Farmers should use recommended poisons for timely control

of the worm.