Development of the First Outbreaks of the African Armyworm, Spodoptera Exempta (Walk.), Between Kenya and Tanzania During the ‘Off-Season’ Months of July to December

@article{Odiyo1981DevelopmentOT,
  title={Development of the First Outbreaks of the African Armyworm, Spodoptera Exempta (Walk.), Between Kenya and Tanzania During the ‘Off-Season’ Months of July to December},
  author={Peter Onyango Odiyo},
  journal={International Journal of Tropical Insect Science},
  year={1981},
  volume={1},
  pages={305-318}
}
  • P. Odiyo
  • Published 1 December 1981
  • Environmental Science
  • International Journal of Tropical Insect Science
Occurrences of outbreaks of the African armyworm, Spodoptera exempta, between January and December for 19 years (1961-1979), and records on nightly moth catches from light trap stations located between southern Kenya and east-central Tanzania (1-8°S and 35-41°E) for 16 years (1963-1978), have been mapped, tabulated, and analysed on a standard weekly time-table, in order to compare events occurring between the ‘off-season’ months of July to November and the beginning of the ‘outbreak seasons… 

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