Armyworm Forecasts

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from ETOP - 6th Mar 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from ETOP - 6th Mar 2015

SYNOPSIS: African armyworm outbreaks reported in southern TANZANIA and MOZAMBIQUE. New outbreaks are forecast for central outbreak areas in TANZANIA and KENYA.

Fri 06 March 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 4th Mar 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 4th Mar 2015

SYNOPSIS: African armyworm (Spodoptera exempta Walker) outbreaks occurred in Sofala, Manica and Tete Provinces of MOZAMBIQUE. Crops attacked included rice, maize, Sorghum and grass pasture.

Wed 04 March 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from ETOP - 5th Feb 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from ETOP - 5th Feb 2015

SYNOPSIS: African armyworm outbreaks reported in ZIMBABWE, southern TANZANIA and MOZAMBIQUE. New outbreaks are forecast soon for central TANZANIA and KENYA.

Thu 05 February 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 4th Feb 2015

Latest African Armyworm Forecast from IRLCO-CSA - 4th Feb 2015

SYNOPSIS: African armyworm (Spodoptera exempta Walker) outbreaks were reported in six out the 10 national provinces in Zimbabwe attacking pastures and cereal crops. The pest caused mild to severe damage before control was carried out by the affected farmers with assistance from the Ministry of Agriculture. In Mozambique, armyworm outbreaks were reported from Sofala, Manica, Gaza and Niassa provinces. Small-scale armyworm outbreak was also reported from Lindi Region in...

Thu 05 February 2015

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