Army Worm Outbreak Hits Zimbabwe

An army worm outbreak and floods destroyed hundreds of hectares of maize and pastures in the country.

Photo: MAO

A technician sprays insecticide.

  • Zimbabwe:   Rains Set to Intensify Armyworm Outbreak

    The Herald, 11 January 2013

    MOIST winds coming into Zimbabwe from the north may bring more moths that will develop into armyworm and trigger fresh outbreaks of the pest, the Department of Research and… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Armyworm Outbreak

    The Herald, 7 January 2013

    Severe armyworm outbreak has hit four of the country's 10 provinces affecting hundreds of hectares of maize and pastures. The outbreak - reported in Mashonaland West, Mashonaland… Read more »