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Control of the red locust (Nomadacris septemfasciata, Serville) in Africa in the seventies


, : Control of the red locust (Nomadacris septemfasciata, Serville) in Africa in the seventies. Zimbabwe Agricultural Journal 82(6): 187-194

The author reviews the work of the International Red Locust Control Organization for Central and Southern Arica in the control of Nomadacris septemfasciata (Patanga septemfasciata) in its outbreak areas in central and southern Africa in the 1st decade of the organization's existence. Some details of infestations and control operations in each outbreak area are given, together with a summary of infestations elsewhere in Africa.

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