oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Recent advances in the control of locusts in South Africa
|Article Title||Recent advances in the control of locusts in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Author||C. Du Plessis|
|Publication Date||Sep 1949|
|Pages||03 - 12|
|Keyword(s)||Aeroplane strip-spraying, Benzene hexachloride, Economic liability, Locustana pardalina: brown locust, Migratory locust pest control, Nomadacris septemtasciata: red locust, Poison baiting, Preventive policy and Swarm phase characteristics|
This paper reviews recent developments in locust control since 1936 and indicates what, in the writer's opinion, are the most important aspects of the problem requiring further investigation and improvement if fresh advances are to be made.
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