National Geographic : 1953 Apr
An Iraq Class Trains Locust Scouts Boys who serve as spotters regard the fight as sport. Some travel 50 miles a day to attend this one-room sc hool in Luqait. A farm supervisor (left) demon- strates a stage in the locust's development. 561 Technical Cooperation Administration, D epartment of State t Blackboard Chalk Outlines the Enemy As part of an arithmetic lesson, the supervisor asks, "If a locust weighing two grams eats seven times its weight in a week, how much grain will we lose if we fail to destroy it?"