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LOCUST BULLETIN n. 43 - MAY 2016

Moroccan Locust (DMA) populations reached the adult stage in most Central Asian (CA) countries; hopper development was in progress in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Russia. Italian Locust (CIT) hopper development was in progress in Georgia and in four Central Asian countries, namely Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Uzbekistan and fledging started in Tajikistan. Early instar hoppers of Migratory Locust (LMI) were present in Kazakhstan, Russia and Uzbekistan. Control operations started in Azerbaijan and Georgia and continued in all CA countries. In May, almost 530 000 ha were treated against the three locust pests –mainly against DMA-, which represents a bit more than 60% of the area treated in May 2015.

 

RECENT TRENDS (from 2006)

The below tables present the surveyed, infested and treated areas (in hectares) from 2005 to 2014 in Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan), Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia) and CCA adjacent areas (Afghanistan and Russian Federation).

1. Surveyed areas (ha)

2. Infested areas (ha)

3. Treated areas (ha)

Sources: Filled-in questionnaires sent back by countries in 2008-09 and information collected during the Regional Consultation on Locust Management in CCA (Kazakhstan in October 2009) and the annual Technical Workshops on Locusts in CCA (from 2010 to 2014).

 

Documents

Regional Locust Bulletin N.43: May 2016

Regional Locust Bulletin N.42: April 2016

Regional Locust Bulletin N.41: March 2016

Summaries: 2016 Locust Campaign

Regional Locust Bulletin N.40: September 2015

Regional Locust Bulletin N.39: August 2015

Regional Locust Bulletin N.38: July 2015

Regional Locust Bulletin N.37: June 2015

Regional Locust Bulletin N.36: May 2015

Regional Locust Bulletin N.35: April 2015

Regional Locust Bulletin N.34: March 2015

Summaries: 2015 Locust Campaign

Regional Locust Bulletin N.33: September 2014

Regional Locust Bulletin N.32: August 2014

Regional Locust Bulletin N.31: July 2014

Regional Locust Bulletin N.30: June 2014

Regional Locust Bulletin N.29: May 2014

Regional Locust Bulletin N.28: April 2014

Regional Locust Bulletin N.27: March 2014

Regional Locust Bulletin N.26: September 2013

Summaries: 2014 Locust Campaign

Regional Locust Bulletin N.25: August 2013

Regional Locust Bulletin N.24: July 2013

Regional Locust Bulletin N.23: June 2013

Regional Locust Bulletin N.22: May 2013

Regional Locust Bulletin N.21: April 2013

Regional Locust Bulletin N.20: March 2013

Monthly summaries: 2013 Campaign

Regional Locust Bulletin N.19: October 2012

Regional Locust Bulletin N.18: August 2012

Regional Locust Bulletin N.17: July 2012

Regional Locust Bulletin N.16: June 2012

Regional Locust Bulletin N.15: May 2012

Regional Locust Bulletin N.14: April 2012

Regional monthly bulletin N.13: March 2012

Summaries: 2012 Locust Campaign

Regional Locust Bulletin N.12: July 2011

Regional Locust Bulletin N.11: June 2011

Regional Locust Bulletin N.10: May 2011

Regional Locust Bulletin N.9: April 2011

Regional Locust Bulletin N.8: March 2011

Summaries: 2011 Locust Campaign

Regional Locust Bulletin N.7: September 2010

Regional Locust Bulletin N.6: August 2010

Regional Locust Bulletin N.5: July 2010

Regional Locust Bulletin N.4: June 2010

Regional Locust Bulletin N.3: May 2010

Regional Locust Bulletin N.2: April 2010

Regional Locust Bulletin N.1: March 2010

Summaries: 2010 Locust Campaign

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