CURRENT LOCUST THREATS AND MEASURES IN PAKISTAN

Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan

  • I. Khatri Department of Entomology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan
Keywords: aerial, control, locust, plague, Schistocerca gregaria

Abstract

During recent entry of locust in Pakistan the farmers are restless and trying to get most updated information on what actual species of locust is? Where and why have they entered within boundaries of Pakistan? What strategies can be adapted for the control measures? The present attempt has been initiated to identify species of locust for which diagnosis is provided with all necessary characteristics. Updated information is provided on reasons and development of swarms. Control measures and the role of various departments and organizations to minimize the population of locust are stated.

Published
2019-06-30