Report of the Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan: Launching exploratory teams to combat locusts in various governorates

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Report of the Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan: Launching exploratory teams to combat locusts in various governorates

Arab Weather - Report of the Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan on the status and movement of locusts in the Kingdom 4/22/2021

  • Ma'an Governorate: - 4 exploratory teams were launched and followed medium and intermittent groups in Al-Jafr, and control measures were carried out by 7 combat and partnership teams by farmers, and most of these groups have been combated, and the work of the exploratory teams will be completed today.
  • Calls are received from Ma'an Governorate on the number 0796257080
  • Karak Governorate: Yesterday, 3 exploration teams were launched and monitored the remnants of medium and small groups in the Al-Lajun and Al-Wehdat area, west of Al-Qatraneh, and the Al-Bayaa area in Al-Hasa. The control was carried out by 4 teams and the pesticides were distributed to farmers and most of these groups were eliminated. The work of the exploration teams will be completed for this day . Receiving calls from Karak Governorate on 0799062924
  • Zarqa Governorate: Yesterday, 3 exploratory teams were launched, where a number of desert locust groups were spotted in the Al-Ghadaf area, the old Qaa Al-Omari, Al-Lahah, Al-Ghamr, the east of the air base, the areas adjacent to the water reserve and the third area, and groups were monitored within Al-Hallabat, where control operations were carried out in most areas and 1350 liters were distributed The farmers must participate in the control operations, and the work of the exploratory teams will be completed today to follow up on locust monitoring, and calls are received for Zarqa Governorate 0799907582
  • Aqaba governorate: - 3 exploration teams were launched, where they monitored the presence of dispersed groups of desert locusts in the regions of Disa, Ghal, Abulkhar, Batn al-Ghoul, Sahl al-Suwayyan, al-Manishir, Qaa al-Sa’idin, Fanan and al-Qurayqra, and control measures have been completed in which 4 combat teams and a number of farmers have participated, and the work of the exploration teams will be completed for this day . Receiving calls from Aqaba Governorate on 0777779623
  • Tafila governorate: - 3 exploration teams have been launched, and no groups of locusts have been detected that require control. Small foci have been monitored by some farmers, and pesticides have been distributed to farmers. Exploration operations will be completed for this day and calls are received from Tafila Governorate on 0772101769
  • Capital Governorate: - Control operations are still continuing in the Giza District, in addition to providing farmers with pesticides and support in control, and the results are positive. Exploration operations will be completed for this day and calls are received from the Capital Governorate on 0799059551
  • Mafraq governorate: - 10 exploration teams were launched, where small groups were spotted in the northern and western badia adjacent to Khaldiya, where control operations were carried out in most of the sites. Monitoring and exploration operations will be completed, and calls are received on 0779426466
  • Madaba Governorate: Yesterday, 3 exploration teams were launched, which revealed the existence of limited and very few quantities of locusts that do not require control, and the work of the exploration teams is completed for this day and calls are received from the Governorate of Madaba on 0775614157
  • The southern valleys: - 3 exploration teams were launched, where 3 medium groups of desert locusts were spotted in the regions of Blida, West Al-Naqa and As-Samar. Control operations were carried out by 6 teams with great cooperation by farmers, the provision of pesticides from the Ministry and the follow-up of the control with farmers, and exploration operations are currently taking place. Locusts are monitored in the Dra'a and Ehimar regions. Exploration and control operations will be completed this evening, and calls will be received on 0797507160.
  • Balqa Governorate: - 5 exploration teams have been launched, and no quantities of desert locusts have been monitored. The work of the monitoring and exploration teams will be completed for this day, and calls will be received on 0796781119.
  • The Ministry affirms the important and supportive role of the Armed Forces, the Arab Army, public security, administrative governors, the Amman Municipality, municipalities and farmers in overcoming challenges
  • All procedures in coordination and follow-up with the Security and Crisis Management Center
  • The sprinklers loaded on the tractors and also those loaded on the trucks were used, as well as the use of the transformed sprinklers by individuals in rugged areas and valleys. It is reported that the locusts are of the mature type and in the mating and migration stage and do not pose any danger to the crops, and all control measures have been taken outside cities and residential areas.
  • The wind movement is northwest, and the winds support, on average, the entry of desert locusts, and the emergency plan remains until mid-June 6/2021, and the risk of desert locusts is reduced, God willing.
  • We affirm the Ministry of Agriculture on the readiness and readiness to deal with this scourge through its equipment, quadra and its partners, and we receive information through the ministry’s page and website and the numbers of the agricultural directorates to report in the event of locust sightings.
This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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