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Locusts in Caucasus and Central Asia

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Topic: Locust situations
Moroccan Locust (DMA) hopper development was in progress in all Central Asian (CA) countries except the Russian Federation as well as in Azerbaijan and probably in Georgia. Because of the cool and wet weather,...
Topic: Survey
A locust joint survey involving Armenian, Azeri, Georgian and Russian Locust Experts was carried out in Kakheti, Georgia, on 7-10 May 2019. Such joint survey allowed Locust Experts from the four concerned countries to collect...
Topic: Locust situations
Moroccan Locust (DMA) hatching started later than last year in Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan (and probably Turkmenistan), as a result of a cool and wet weather in early spring. In Kyrgyzstan, DMA hatching started in...
Topic: Regional cooperation
FAO has launched a Training-of-Trainers (ToT) on locust management to the benefit of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and the Russian Federation. The organization of two sub-regional sessions, on “Locust monitoring and information management, including the use...
Topic: Locust situations
Natural cycles of the three locust species – Italian Locust (CIT), Migratory Locust (LMI) and Moroccan Locust (DMA) ended in late summer/early autumn in all countries with eggs laid in the soil, where they overwinter...