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2013 Grasshopper Rangeland Report (with maps)

Grasshoppers: Their Biology, Identification, and Management  (following this link will exit the NDSU site)
(USDA-ARS Northern Plains Agricultural Research Laboratory)

   A comprehensive resource for information on grasshopper management that contains the latest research in grasshopper management, identification, ecology and control tactics, including:

  • Grasshopper Identification Guides and Species Fact Sheets  Several identification guides, keys and a naturalist's guide are provided to help identify grasshopper species throughout North America and to provide information on the biology and economic importance of individual species.  Fact sheets, with photographs, for 60 common species.
  • Chemical Control Methods  New aerial and ground based techniques (RAATs) for reducing pesticide application rates, costs, and environmental concerns.
  • Grasshopper Management Information  Includes practical grasshopper management guides, USDA-APHIS grasshopper control program information, environmental side-effects of grasshopper control, and IPM and chemical control research reports.
  • Outbreak Information  Regional hazard maps for the Western United States and updated grasshopper and Mormon cricket outbreak field survey and forecast information.



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