Locust Watch
Locusts in Caucasus and Central Asia

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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,...
Topic: Locust situations
Hot and dry weather accelerated die-off of the Moroccan Locust (DMA) everywhere, with some limited swarm flights still occurring in Tajikistan. Italian Locust (CIT) and Migratory Locust (LMI) hopper development completed, followed by mating and...
Topic: Locust situations
Hot and dry weather accelerated Moroccan Locust (DMA) development and late-instar hoppers and adults prevailed in its populations. In the southern areas of Central Asia (CA) its life cycle came to an end while swarm...