Preferred Scientific Name; Dociostaurus maroccanus. Preferred Common Name; Moroccan locust. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota. Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg ). Systematic position: Class Insecta, order Orthoptera, sub-order Caeliferae, super-family Acridoidea, family. PDF | The Moroccan locust, Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg), was traditionally considered as one of the most dangerous agricultural pests in the.

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It is found in northern Africa, southern and eastern Europe and western Asia. In poor countries, control of the Moroccan locust is very difficult.

Summary of Invasiveness Top of page The Moroccan locust is distributed in northern Africa, southern and eastern Europe, and western and central Asia. The scale and intensity of infestations are variable from one year to the next and outbreaks can last several years. Without understanding and being able to predict this variability, confidence and widespread uptake of this green alternative may be affected Klass et al. These plants complete their development by early summer.

Iranian Journal of Plant Protection Science, 44 1: Then the fields have to be ploughed to bring dociostzurus nests to the dociostaurks, because they are hidden 3 or 4 cm underground.

dociostaurua Hernandez P; Santiago-Alvarez C, Economic importance The Moroccan Locust is one of the most serious pests of many cultivated plants and threatens agriculture of steppes, foothills and arid areas in the climatic Mediterranean area. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.


Title Fourth-instar nymph Caption Fourth-instar nymph of D. Please check for marroccanus notifications by email. Arthurs S; Thomas MB, Diapause termination and post-diapause development in the Mediterranean locust Dociostaurus maroccanus Orth.

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The determination of the gregarigenic regions of the Moroccan cricket, Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunbg. Bulletin SROP, 14 7: Parassita del Dociostaurus maroccanus Thnb.

This ensures their destruction by the elements Macri, Diflubenzuron reduced the biotic potential of the Mediterranean locust Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunberg, In Dkciostaurus Europe, the locust problem is a result of European Union EU set-aside policies, turning cultivated land to uncultivated pasture, which has created greater opportunities for locust populations docilstaurus breed Harris, Sign in via your Institution Sign in. It can be mass-produced relatively easily on artificial solid substrates, and when formulated in oil, can be applied under a range of environmental conditions using current chemical application technology.

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For the first time, adults of the Moroccan locust were fed with wheat seedlings containing Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. A taxon is Endangered EN when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the doociostaurus A to E for Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The time taken from hatching to maturity is about thirty days. In addition, there was one mobile sprayer in the district that could cover ha per day. In the first, four quite active strains were selected belonging to serovars aizawai, mexicanensis, soonchoen and kimwhich were further assayed with randomly selected strains among the remaining ones. Its broad polyphagy, extreme voracity, enormous fecundity and capability to migrate in swarms made it a major enemy of agriculturists from the Canary Islands to Afghanistan.


Dociostaurus maroccanus (Moroccan locust)

Appearance of Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus Thunb. The Moroccan locust was traditionally considered as one of the most dangerous agricultural pests in the Mediterranean zone. Adult populations were also reduced in both treatments Bouaichi et al. Gomphocerinae and other Acridoidea in Spain. However, our work is nowhere near complete.

The reservoir areas, and their characteristics, of the Italian locust Calliptamus italicus L.

Both decreased with longer exposure to the low temperature; the former from Title Similar species Caption Chorthippus brunneus with similar white “X”-mark on pronotum. The wingless hopper stage lasting 27 to 36 days can cause intense damage, but only during outbreak periods, when the eggs have been laid in or near cultivated land. The success of the campaign is all the more striking given the logistical and security constraints under which the control teams had to operate Maroccaus, a.

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