LCO, Bikaner is very important station regarding locust innovation and out-break as bounded by Indo-Pak border (appx. 150 Kms.) from Gajjewala to Khanuwali to the North East direction. Bikaner has the area of 30,239 sq. kms. Divided in 8 Tehsils. Bikaner district lies in the Thar desert. The Indira Gandhi Canal (Rajasthan canal) runs through the district from north east to south west, providing irrigation / drinking water for the district. World famous miracle temple of Karni mata in Deshnok near Bikaner also known as temple of rats . Suitable control potential in the form of vehicles, Insecticide application equipments, wireless sets, GPS, e-Locust 3 etc. exists at circle. For Desert Locust surveillance &Control. The entire circle area is cultivated through out the year as rain fed and irrigated . Major crops of kharif are Ground nut, Guar, Bajra, Til, Moong, Moth, Cotton etc. where as of Rabi :- Wheat, Gram, Mustard, Fenugreek(Methi) etc & many vegetables and fruits like Pomegranate, Date palm, Ber etc are grown on fairly large scale. Co-ordinates of Bikaner is 281412N-728988E.