Tagged: Desert Locusts

Desert locusts invasion in Kenya


How to Control Desert locusts using Safe Methods

In this article, we discuss biological control and other safe methods to control schistocerca gregaria invasion. These include; use of neem oil, metarhizium bio-pesticide and natural predators such as chicken. other measures are planting trees and cover crops, making locust traps and harvesting them for human and livestock consumption.

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Desert locusts invasion in Kenya: The opportunities

Desert locusts invasion in the East African region provides many opportunities. The Schistocerca gregaria is a source of nutritious human food and a raw material for safe animal feeds.