Locust attacks crops crops in southern Russia, including in the Rostov region and the Krasnodar and Stavropol territories, which threatens the loss of the crop.
In the Krasnodar region against locusts, as in 2009, will be processed 20 thousand. Hectares of fields. The first field will be processed corn, sunflower, sugar beet and perennial grasses, said Acting Head of FSI «Rosselhoztsentr» Regional Lyudmila Shulyakovskaya «Interfax-Yug».
According to her, according to the monitoring, the maximum number of Italian locust — a particularly dangerous type of locust Read more [...]
Awe before the hordes of ravenous grasshoppers humanity is experiencing since biblical times. Locust plague among the ten plagues that God brought down on the land of Pharaoh to convince him to let Moses and his people to the Promised Land.
In the Middle East and Mesopotamia has always been considered a delicacy locusts and did not cause the people of the hostility which it Europeans. Everything is good in moderation. In the biblical book of Exodus describes how vile insects eaten in Egypt, all that did not beat the previous fiery hail, and at the end of the day covered Read more [...]
In Tajikistan count nashestiviya damage from locusts that have ruined crops on hundreds of thousands of hectares of farmland. Winged invasion of Tajikistan suffers every year. For months, the noise of locusts is haunted by the residents of many villages.
Basically locusts comes from Afghanistan. Previously set up special teams to destroy the pest on the border with that country. After the system agrochemical disbanded, the area covered by green pest control, began to increase.
"If earlier the locusts were distributed in 12 districts, it has now been captured about 33 districts. Distribution Read more [...]
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources has announced a state of emergency (PE) due to locust infestation in the central part of the country, said on Friday, the press service said.
Moroccan and Asian colonies of locusts destroyed the green of trees and shrubs up to 25 hectares of artificial roadside stands along the highway Navoi-Hajigabul (about 100 kilometers west of Baku) Azerbaijan.
«Despite the adoption of relevant services of the Ministry and local structures measures, including, inter alia, the use of drugs, fertilizers, additional planting and irrigation, to handle Read more [...]
In the Astrakhan region due to the dry and hot weather of the field attacks a record number of locusts.
Insect, literally sweeping plants in its path, may leave the region without a crop. The area has already declared a state of emergency. In our category \"Mobile reporter\" - a cadre of eyewitnesses invasion.
The author of the material Nattti writes that the locals are fighting off the insect in all ways - burning fires and noise that the locust scares.
Earlier, the Governor of the region Alexander Zhilkin proposed to put the locusts ate. This struggle with unwanted insects not only eliminates Read more [...]
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24 Macarena is a serious threat to agriculture, from year to year, this problem is increasingly Osotimehin this year locust invasion threatens to 25 million hectares of cultivated fields in Central Asia and the Caucasus. At risk was ten countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
These migratory pests can travel up to 100 miles a day, they are extremely adaptable to changing weather conditions, including those associated with climate change.
The locust is going in flocks and goes in search of food. Read more [...]
The locust invasion in Volgograd oblstat first
31 malohovetsky region, Rowinski R-he, Kolotsky farm
In farm Kolotsky professionals from district began the invasion of locusts that devour all vegetation in its path. Locals fight it on their own, because from the district administration no help there. At the moment, to stop and destroy the locust does not work.
Source: Mobile Reporter
The locust invasion in Volgograd oblstat second
1 yunjae locust control. People can struggle with it, but with varying degrees of success: while destroy them in one place, hordes of locusts appears in a Read more [...]
In Dagestan unprecedented invasion of locusts. Millions of pests already occupied area of over 20 hectares and all continue to arrive. Voracious insects destroy all selhos.poselke — do not disdain even garlic and ornamental plants.
Short antennae, powerful legs and excessive appetite. In the village tube did not immediately realize what was happening when he saw the clouds of insects. This is a real catastrophe, the locals say. Millions of parasites eat everything in its path.
Right on the fly, making sharp sounds, along country roads and yards, but mostly by rail, locust quickly Read more [...]
20 Juneau several regions of Russia suffer from the plague of the locusts — it Volgograd oblast, Bashkortostan, Kabardino-Balkaria. And in the Astrakhan region, the area occupied by the locust, over the weekend has grown three times. Now the pest affected almost 80 thousand hectares. Earlier in the three most affected areas was introduced a state of emergency. The situation is complicated by the fact that the locusts appeared in the reserve, where you can not use chemicals. To control these insects is processing areas, including from the air.
According to the head of the Department Read more [...]
23 Eynav 10 municipal districts of Samara region revealed the locust attack on fallow land, and the crops of sunflower and barley, reported the Ministry of agriculture and food of the Samara region.
Settling locust pests (Italian locust) is recorded in Alekseyevka, Bolsheglushitsky, Bolshechernigovskiy, Krasnoarmeysky, Petrovska, Volga and Sergius areas.
The most serious is the situation today is marked in Neftegorsk, Hvorostyanskoy and Bezenchukskaya areas. According to the press service Neftegorsk district, 400 hectares of unused arable land, which revealed the arrival of locusts, in an expeditious Read more [...]
Locust comes on the field in the Irkutsk region. Photo from site to site www.bagnet.org
on June 23. In 7 districts of Irkutsk oblast whole flocks of relentless locust devour agricultural lands. Pests already occupied 42 thousand hectares
Experts say that insects especially are starting to hurt planting in dry and hot weather. Indeed, in many places Angara it hasn't rained for over a month, and at the thermometer shows +37 degrees. The bright sun burned the grass hayfields and pastures, here locust and pounced on crops even earlier than usual. In addition, pests actively bred on abandoned fields.
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on may 24. The area of agricultural land affected by larvae of the Moroccan locust in Tajikistan, exceeded 125,2 thousand hectares, said CA-News in the press center of the Ministry of agriculture of the Republic on Tuesday.
\"According to the operative data of the Republican state unitary enterprise locust, at the present time, the area of land affected by this insect, 125 247 thousand hectares, 99 373 thousand hectares followed by chemical processing\", — said the source.
Last week the area of contaminated land was about 110 2 thousand hectares last year locust larvae was amazed 108 Read more [...]
22 iulie southern Urals moving to a state of siege. On their crops come hordes saranjit threat of destruction — almost half of the fields Agapovka district. In Bashkiria — where is the multi-billion dollar army of insects, pests have eaten dozens of hectares of crops.
This enemy does not fire at the enemy and not take prisoners — just very hungry. Eat Breakfast cereal crops, dines grass pastures. Another week such a rich diet, and the whole year will be nothing to eat local villagers. «Breathe freely — we will pay off your debts, then this Read more [...]
August 29. In the southern Urals declared an emergency. Dangerous pests captured three of the region Chelyabinsk region. In Waskom, Agapovka and Kizilkum areas recorded a locust invasion.
Favorable weather conditions provoked reproduction of this pest and meadow moth. According to the Minister of agriculture Ivan decline, now made the purchase of insecticides for agricultural crops. Now, by order of the Governor Mikhail Yurevich, from the reserve Fund of the region to compensate part of the costs already allocated 30 million rubles. Previously the southern Urals were subjected to invasion of Read more [...]
on 6 June. The death of Muammar Gaddafi continues to be felt across Africa — this time in the form of an invasion of desert locusts.
Food and agriculture organization of the United Nations warned Tuesday that arable land in Niger and Mali were doomed to imminent risk of invasion of locusts, which moved South from Libya and Algeria. The revolution in Libya has played an important role in providing opportunities for pests to multiply.
\"The fall of Gaddafi, it was a huge factor, to be honest,\" says Keith Cressman, FAO. «This made it impossible Libyans, to be able to track and Read more [...]
March 29, 2013. In Madagascar was hit by swarms of locusts, hitting almost half of the territory of this island nation. According to the Food and agriculture organization of the United Nations (FAO), were under threat planting the main fodder crops, which could lead to mass starvation in the country.
Under the threat of hunger is up to 60% of the population. For locust control are urgently needed to raise $ 22 million, according to FAO. According to them, such a large-scale invasion of locusts Madagascar has not been seen since the 50-ies of the last century. The last locust plague occurred in Read more [...]
may 7, 2013. Several ancient curses finally reached the Israeli lands. Namely, the locust invasion and drought.
According to pessimistic forecasts of meteorologists, frequent drought in Israel are harbingers of extreme drought. According to scientists, the peak of this disaster will occur in the middle of 2015. And from 2013 to 2015, the intensity of the dry months will increase. So last February and March broke a half-century records of minimum rainfall. Since 1957, the Israelis have not seen such dry months.
Climate model, created by scientists studying climate change in Israel, shows that Read more [...]
On Saturday, around 10 pm, everyone who was walking in the city center, street Soviet, noticed a strange phenomenon: straight from the tree branches fell on their heads locust. Huge "grasshoppers" galloping feet.People crushed locust legs. Some of the teenagers photographed on mobile. In some areas - for example, close to the museum, the Russian Drama Theatre and near the supermarket - it was impossible to pass - the asphalt under my feet was covered with winged insects. They jumped up and flew in a chaotic mess, sometimes fell on the hands, feet and face to passersby.Apparently, the Read more [...]
Locust attacking crops crops in southern Russia, including in the Rostov region and the Krasnodar and Stavropol regions, threatening the loss of the crop.In Krasnodar Territory, locusts, as in 2009, will be processed by 20 hectares of fields. The first field will be processed corn, sunflower, sugar beet and perennial grasses, said Acting Head of FSI "Rosselhoztsentr" in the region Ludmila Shulyakovskaya "Interfax-South".According to her, according to the monitoring, the maximum number of the Italian locust - a particularly dangerous type of locust pests - comes to six units Read more [...]