" We believe that Tomcat populations derived from rice straw to attack the settlements , " said Head of Agriculture Lebak Lebak Dede Surpriatna on Monday .
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He said the attack was not lethal insect animals , but can cause itching of the skin .
Currently , Tomcat attack the population in a number of the District Cibadak , Lebak , due to the condition of neighborhoods less clean .
Moreover , in the neighborhoods there are straw - rice straw after harvest was stacked in paddy fields.
That way , he said , the population Tomcat attacked a number of settlements in the District Cibadak , Lebak District .
It also develops Tomcat due to predators , such as lizards and geckos on the wane , as well as hunted captured by residents .
Therefore, it controls the Tomcat attack so as not to spread to other settlements .
" We are controlling insects by spraying pesticides Tomcat that the insect population decreased, " he said .
According to him , the Tomcat attack allegedly entered into settlement environment is not clean .
In addition, the settlements located very close to the rice fields .
" We ask residents to control Tomcat attacks using botanical pesticide , namely a mixture of intaran leaves , galangal and lemongrass crushed and then given water and fermented 24 to 48 hours , " he said .
Dede said , actually serves as a predatory insect Tomcat green planthopper , brown planthopper rods , tungro , and eat the eggs .
During this time , he said , Tomcat is a predator control crop pests .
" We hope people do not panic face Tomcat insect attack , " he said .
Meanwhile , a number of District residents Cibadak , Lebak District , claimed that the attack would cause interference Tomcat uncomfortable because many people are injured and itching of insect venom was exposed to water .
" We continue to do the spraying of pesticides that Tomcat population disappeared , " said Munir , a conch Market Villagers , Cibadak subdistrict , Lebak District .