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BIO-ECOLOGY OF CAUCASIAN AND CENTRAL ASIAN LOCUSTS

  • Italian Locust

Interactive Agricultural Ecological Atlas of Russia and neighbouring countries (E & R) http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/pests/Calliptamus_italicus/
http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/pests/Calliptamus_italicus/map/

  • Moroccan Locust

Interactive Agricultural Ecological Atlas of Russia and neighbouring countries (E & R) http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/pests/Dociostaurus_maroccanus/ http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/pests/Dociostaurus_maroccanus/map/

  • Migratory Locust

Interactive Agricultural Ecological Atlas of Russia and neighbouring countries (E & R) http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/pests/Locusta_migratoria/
http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/content/pests/Locusta_migratoria/map

Research Unit « Locust ecology and control » of CIRAD, Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (E & F) http://locust.cirad.fr/principales_especes/lmi_en.html

 

LOCUST ORGANIZATIONS AND RESEARCH INSTITUTES

All Russian Institute for Plant Protection (VIZR) (E & R)
http://www.vizrspb.narod.ru/index-en.htm

Association for Applied Acridology International (AAAI) (E) http://www.uwyo.edu/grasshoppersupport/Html_pages/aaaitoc.htm  

Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) (E)
http://www.daff.gov.au/animal-plant-health/locusts

Biological control of locusts and grasshoppers (LUBILOSA) http://www.lubilosa.org/ (E& F)

CABI – Biopesticides (E) http://www.cabi.org/datapage.asp?iDocID=233

Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD) - Research Unit « Locust ecology and control » (E & F)
http://www.cirad.fr/ur/acridologie_en/accueil

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (E) http://www.icipe.org/

International Society for Pest Information (ISPI) (E) http://www.pestinfo.org/ & http://ispi-lit.cirad.fr/ (Locust literature)

N.I. Vavilov All-Russian Institute for Plant Industry (E & R) http://vir.nw.ru/ - locust literature

Natural Resources Institute (NRI) (E)
http://www.nri.org/cgi-bin/nrisearchsite.p?term=Locust&go%22=Go

Organisation for economic co-operation and development (OECD) - Pesticides http://www.oecd.org/topic/0,3373,en_2649_34383_1_1_1_1_37465,00.html

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) - for Asia and Pacific http://www.panap.net/153.0.html; for Europe http://www.pan-europe.info/Resources/newsletters.html

Saint Petersburg State University - Geography and Geo-ecology Faculty (R) http://www.spbu.ru/

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Agricultural Research Service (E) http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/docs.htm?docid=1428

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Grasshoppers: their biology, identification and management (E) http://www.sidney.ars.usda.gov/grasshopper/index.htm 

World Health Organization – Pesticides (in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) http://www.who.int/topics/pesticides/en/

World Weather Information Service (in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish) http://www.worldweather.org/ 

 

RELEVANT FAO WEBSITES

Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (E & R) http://www.fao.org/world/Regional/reu/

Locust Watch - Desert Locust (E & F) http://www.fao.org/ag/locusts/en/info/info/index.html including http://www.fao.org/ag/locusts/en/info/info/links/index.html for national and other websites on Desert Locust.

Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC) (E)
http://www.crc-empres.org

Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Western Region (CLCPRO) (F)
http://www.clcpro-empres.org/

Locust Emergency Response Toolkit (eLERT) (E) http://sites.google.com/site/elertsite

 

INDEX AND REFERENCES

Abbreviations for Insect and Spider Collections of the World (E) http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/codens/codens-r-us.html

BugGuide: Order Orthoptera - Grasshoppers, Katydids and Crickets (E) http://bugguide.net/node/view/73/bgpage

Checklist of Turkish Orthoptera (E)http://www.members.tripod.com/Cesa88/orthtr.htm

Entomology Index of Internet Resources (E) http://www.ent.iastate.edu/List

German Orthoptera Collections Online (E and G) http://www.dorsa.de/

German Society for Orthopterology e.V. (E and G)
http://www.dgfo-articulata.de/en/home.php

Insects on the World Wide Web (E)
http://www.ento.vt.edu/Courses/Undergraduate/IHS/InsectsonWWW/

Interactive Agricultural Ecological Atlas of Russia and neighbouring countries (E & R) http://www.agroatlas.ru/en/about/

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (E) (ICZN) http://www.iczn.org/

Internet site for French spoken Orthopterists (F) http://tela-orthoptera.org/wakka.php?wiki=PagePrincipale

Locusts on Wikipedia (E and R) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Locust

Species 2000 (E) http://www.sp2000.org/

The Orthoptera of Europe (E) http://www.ortheur.org/orthoptera/orthoptera/i000000.html

The Orthoptera Species File, a taxonomic database of the world's Orthoptera - grasshoppers, locusts, katydids and crickets (E)  http://orthoptera.speciesfile.org/HomePage.aspx

The Orthopterists' Society (E) http://www.orthoptera.org

Tree of life Orthoptera (E) http://tolweb.org/tree?group=Orthoptera&contgroup=Neoptera

Legend:  E: English  F: French  G: German  R: Russian