Armyworm Forecasts

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from ETOP - 5th Jan 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from ETOP - 5th Jan 2015

SYNOPSIS: The African armyworm season has commenced, but major developments have not been reported in December. Armyworm activities are expected to further develop in the southern outbreak region during the forecast period.

Mon 05 January 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 5th Jan 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 5th Jan 2015

SYNOPSIS: There were sporadic reports of African armyworm outbreaks in Eastern Zambia which were controlled effectively by the Ministry of Agriculture. Monitoring of Armyworm moths using pheromone traps commenced in most Member countries. Pheromone traps and accessories were issued out to Member Countries in 2014: Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Mon 05 January 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from ETOP - 3rd Dec 2014

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from ETOP - 3rd Dec 2014

SYNOPSIS: No significant outbreaks reported during this period; activities are expected to have started at the foothills of the seasonal rains in the southern outbreak region.

Wed 03 December 2014

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 3rd Dec 2014

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 3rd Dec 2014

SYNOPSIS: The African Armyworm, Spodoptera exempta Walker, outbreak season commenced with the start of seasonal rains in most Member Countries. However there were no reports of outbreaks from any Member country during November. Monitoring of armyworm moths using pheromone traps commenced in most Member countries.

Wed 03 December 2014

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from ETOP - 6th Nov 2014

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from ETOP - 6th Nov 2014

SYNOPSIS: No outbreaks reported during this period; new outbreaks expected when the rains begin in southern outbreak areas at the foothills of the seasonal rains.

Thu 06 November 2014

Latest Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 5th Nov 2014

Latest Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 5th Nov 2014

SYNOPSIS: There were no reports of African Armyworm (Spodoptera exempta Walker) outbreaks received from any of the IRLCO-CSA Member Countries. Most Member countries have started servicing pheromone traps in preparation for monitoring moths’ movements and development of outbreaks.

Wed 05 November 2014

Latest Forecast from ETOP - 6th Oct 2014

Latest Forecast from ETOP - 6th Oct 2014

SYNOPSIS: No outbreaks reported during this period; new outbreaks expected when the rains begin in southern outbreak areas sometime in late Oct into Nov.

Mon 06 October 2014

Latest Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 6th Sep 2014

Latest Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 6th Sep 2014

SYNOPSIS: There were no reports of African Armyworm (Spodoptera exempta Walker) outbreaks received from any of the IRLCO-CSA Member Countries. Forecast (Oct - Dec): The 2014/205 Armyworm season in the IRLCO-CSA region commences with onset of the rains which is normally in October/November.

Sat 06 September 2014