Essays about: "desert locust outbreak"
Found 2 essays containing the words desert locust outbreak.
1. Dynamics of net primary production and food availability in the aftermath of the 2004 and 2007 desert locust outbreaks in Niger and YemenUniversity essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap
Abstract : The knowledge of desert locust plagues goes back to biblical times but it is just as relevant in 2020 with an ongoing outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East. The locusts pose a threat to agriculture, and by extent food availability, due to their high appetite, diverse diet and ability to migrate long distances in large swarms. READ MORE
2. NDVI time series analysis for desert locust outbreak detection and quantification analysis of its impact on vegetation productivity of SahelUniversity essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap
Abstract : It has been shown that the semi-arid environment of the Sahelian belt plays an important role in the global carbon uptake as the fluctuation of its primary productivity can be determinant for the global carbon uptake. The insect Schistocerca gregaria commonly known as the desert locust is a disturbance factor that can affect the vegetation productivity for consecutive seasons. READ MORE