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Study reveals mass migration of mormon crickets driven by hunger, fear

...gration, millions of Mormon crickets (relatives of locusts and grasshoppers) cover more than 50 miles of ground, destroying farmland and causing hazardous driving conditions along the way. The research team, led by Dr. Stephen J. Simpson, conducted field observations and experimentation to determine that t...

Ancient trans-Atlantic swarm brought locusts to the New World

...ree and five million years ago, a massive swarm of locusts took off from the west coast of Africa and made an...the coast of Africa, we might have these swarms of locusts heading off across the Atlantic," says Nathan Lovejoy, an assistant professor of in the Department o...

Locusts' built-in 'surface analysis' ability directs them to fly overland

Swarms of millions of locusts have, since Biblical times and until our very own ...te for Marine Sciences in Eilat to examine how the locusts were able to identify the gulf water and knew not to fly over it. The research focused on the abilit...

Six million Africans face famine because of locusts, drought

With locusts and drought having destroyed crops and stripped grazing land for six million people across West Africa, small farmers have started selling livestock cheaply and eating the seed corn they should plant during next month's expected rains, the United Nat...

Scientists discuss improved biopesticides for locust control in West Africa

...ongoing locust outbreak in West Africa. Last year, locusts stripped fields of crops and trees of foliage acro...rives from a fungus that is a specific pathogen of locusts and grasshoppers. It specifically targets those insects and does not affect non-target organisms," V...

Experiments provide proof of how traveling in groups protects insects

... Countless millions of Mormon crickets and young locusts also sometimes unite with their own kind and form ...ot of money, but in parts of Africa and elsewhere, locusts can cause widespread famine because they consume crops, and the people there sometimes have nothing ...

Experiments provide proof of how traveling in groups protects insects

... Countless millions of Mormon crickets and young locusts also sometimes unite with their own kind and form ...ot of money, but in parts of Africa and elsewhere, locusts can cause widespread famine because they consume crops, and the people there sometimes have nothing ...

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