Locust Watch
Locusts in Caucasus and Central Asia

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Topic: Locust situations
The 2020 locust campaign has started one month earlier than last year. Survey and control operations are ongoing in all countries despite the sanitary situations related to COVID-19. However, the campaign may be...
Topic: Locust situations
Moroccan Locust (DMA) hopper development was in progress in Central Asia (CA) and in Azerbaijan. In Uzbekistan, dense hopper bands formed in the south. Italian Locust (CIT) hatching started in Uzbekistan. During the forecast period,...
Topic: Locust situations
Moroccan Locust (DMA) hatching started significantly earlier than last year in Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan (and probably Turkmenistan), as a result of a warm weather with close to or below the normal rainfall in late...
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...
Topic: Locust situations
Italian Locust (CIT) mating and egg-laying continued in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Migratory Locust (LMI) mating and egglaying continued in Kazakhstan, Russian Federation and Uzbekistan. During the forecast period,...