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HEMMING C.F. & TAYLOR T.H.C. (Éds. sc.), 1972
Proceedings of the International Conference on Current and Future Problems of Acridology
London, 6-7 juillet 1970, COPR, xvi + 533 p.

Dedication, p. [v]
Preface, p. vii-viii
Introduction, p. ix
Conference sessions and papers (AlI papers were invited except those marked with an asterisk (*) which were offered.)

Recent state of and trends in the taxonomy of the Acridoidea
Chairman : Prof. D.K. McE. Kevan (Canada)

N.D. Jago (ALRC), Recent state of acridoid systematics and taxonomy, p. 1-7
M. Descamps (France) (Read by Mr. J. Roffey), Geographieal regions and taxonomie groups of Acridomorpha in need of study, p. 9-20
R.E. Blackith (Eire), Modern trends in taxonomic research, p. 21-24
Discussion 1, p. 25-26
M.J.D. White (Australia), The value of cytology in taxonomic research on Orthoptera, p. 27-33.
I.J. Cantrall & T.J. Cohn (U.SA), Melanoploid genitalia and mechanical isolation, p. 35-44, 16 fig.
Discussion 2, p. 45-46.

(a) Senses and behaviour
Chairman : Prof. T. Weis-Fogh (U.K.)

D.M. Wilson (U.S.A.) (Presented by the Chairman), Stabilizing mechanisms in insect flight, p. 47-52.
J.R. Le Berre (France), Nervous input and sensory receptors in relation to food selection in the African Migratory Locust, Locusta migratoria migratorioides (R. & F.) , p. 53.
M.R. O'Shea (U.K.), The antennal cleaning reflex in the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.), p. 5559, 3 fig.
Discussion 1, p. 61

(b) Phase physiology and behaviour Chairman: Prof. T. R. Odhiambo (Kenya)

P.E. Ellis (ALRC), Phase variation in locusts in relation to heredity and rearing conditions, p. 63-77, 6 fig.
P. Joly (France) (Presented by Dr. P. E. Ellis), The hormonal mechanism of phase differentiation in locusts, p. 79-84, 4 fig.
D.J. Nolte (South Africa), The gregarisation pheromone, p. 85-92, 3 fig.
*S. Fuzeau-Braesch & G. Nicolas (France), The influence of carbon dioxide on some phase polymorphic characters in Locusta migratoria (L.), p. 93-97.
Discussion 2, p. 99-101

(a) Physiology of survival
Chairman : Prof. R.L. Edwards (Canada)

F.O. Albrecht (France), The regulation of numbers in locust populations: laboratory studies on reproduction and survival, p. 103-110, 2 fig.
P. Hunter-Jones (ALRC), Factors affecting egg-survival in Acridoidea, p. 111-115, 2 fig.
* N.Z. Achillides (Cyprus), Sorne effects of sodium chloride, DNOC and thiram on the eggs of the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.), p. 117-122, 2 fig.
Discussion 1, p. 121-122.

(b) Physiology of reproduction
Chairman : Dr. K.V. Clarke (U.K.)

K. C. Highnam (V.K.), Hormonal control of maturation in locusts, p. 123-133.
M. P. Pener (Israel), The corpus allatum in adult acridids: the inter-relation of its functions and possible correlations with the life cycle, p. 135-147, 11 fig.
B. Baccetti (Italy), The biology of orthopteroid sperm cells, p. 149-158, 2 pl.
Discussion 2, p. 159-161

Chairman: Dr. C.C. Blickenstaff (U.S.A.)
(a) Assessment of crop and range losses

F.T. Bullen (ALRC), A review of the assessment of crop losses caused by locusts and grasshoppers, p. 163-171, 2 fig.
N.L. Anderson (U.S.A.), The assessment of range losses caused by grasshoppers, p. 173-179, 1 fig.
Discussion 1, p. 181-183.

(b) Effects of changing land use on locusts and grasshoppers

V. S. Guseva (U.S.S.R.)(Presented by Mr. G. B. Popov), The effect of cultivation ofvirgin land on grasshopper population, p. 185-190, 1 fig
J. Liebermann (Argentina) (Presented by Mr. J. Roffey), The current state of the locust and grasshopper problem in Argentina, p. 191-198, 2 fig.
J. Roffey (ALRC), The effects of changing land use on locusts and grasshoppers, p. 199-204.
Discussion 2, p. 205-206.

Factors affecting distribution
Chairman : Prof. Ya bei-Bienko (U.S.S.R.)

V. Stebaev (U.S.S.R.)(Read by Miss Z. Waloff), Periodic changes in the ecological distribution of grasshoppers in the temperate and the extreme continental steppe regions, and their importance for the local ecosystems, p. 207-213, 4 fig.
G. B. Mulkern (U.SA), The effects of preferred food plants on distribution and numbers of grasshoppers, p. 215-218.
Discussion 1, p. 219-220
D.E. Pedgley (ALRC), Recent studies on weather systems affecting movements and breeding of the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.), in countries around the Red Sea, p. 221227, 6 fig.
R. C. Rainey (ALRC), Wind and the distribution of the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.), p. 229-237, 4 fig.
R. F. Chapman (ALRC), The movements of acridoid populations, p. 239-252, 6 fig.
Discussion 2, p. 253-255.

Qualitative and quantitative fluctuations and their causes : Part 1
Chairman : Dr. R.F. Chapman (ALRC)

R. Pickford (Canada) (Presented by Dr. R. L. Randell), The effects of climatic factors on egg survival and fecundity in grasshoppers, p.257-260.
K.G. Wardhaugh (ALRC), The development of eggs of the Australian Plague Locust, Chortoicetes terminifera (Walk.), in relation to temperature and moisture, p. 261-272, 4 fig.
Discussion 1, p.
D.P. Clark (Australia), The plague dynamics of the Australian Plague Locust, Chortoicetes terminifera (Walk.), p. 275-287, 6 fig.
A. Lea (South Africa), The plague dynamics of the Brown Locust, Locustana pardalina (Walk.), p. 289-297, 2 fig.
*Y. Ramchandra Rao (India), The problem of the Bombay Locust, Patanga succincta (L.), in India, p.299-300.
Discussion 2, p.301-302.
D. Wintrebert (France) (Read by Dr. R. E. Blackith), The importance and status of the transiens phase of locusts, p. 303-311, 3 fig.
Discussion 3, p. 313.

Qualitative and quantitative fluctuations and their causes : Part 2
Chairman : Dr. R.F. Chapman (ALRC)

R.A. Farrow (ALRC), Phase changes in the African Migratory Locust, Locusta migratoria migratorioides (R. & F.), in its main out break area on the middle Niger in 1967-68 in relation to outbreaks, p. 315-329, 9 fig.
A. Batten (ALRC), Early stages of the 1928-1941 plague of the African Migratory Locust, Locusta migratoria migratorioides (R. & F.), p. 331-334
*M. Verdier (France), The different life cycles in Locusta in relation to climatic and genetic diversity, p. 335-338, 1 fig.
Discussion 1, p. 339-340.
P.M. Symmons (ALRC), The upsurge of the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.), mid-1966 to mid-1968, p. 341-342.
Z. Waloff (ALRC), The plague dynamics of the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.), p. 343-349, 2 fig.
Discussion 2, p. p. 351-353.
N. Waloff (U.K.), Some thoughts on the studies of population dynamics of acridids, p. 355-358.
Discussion 3, p. 359-360.
E.P. Tsyplenkov (U.S.S.R.) (Not read), Locusta migratoria (L.) in the U.S.S.R. and the dynamics of its numbers, p. 361-365.

Detecting, assessing, reporting and forecasting acridid populations
Chairman : Mr. Gurdas Singh (FAO)

P.W. Riegert (Canada), Surveys of grasshopper abundance and forecasts of outbreaks, p. 367-373, 4 fig.
G.B. Popov (ALRC), Combined air and ground survey methods for populations of the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.), p. 375-378.
G.W. Schaefer (U.K.), Radar detection of individuallocusts and swarms, p. 379-380.
C. Rossetti (France), Remote sensing of locusts: spectral reflectance characteristics of locust bodies in the range 0.35 to 2.0 microns, p. 381-390, , 2 fig., 6 graphiques.
*R. L. Randell (Canada), Some recent advances in the application of high-speed computing equipment to grasshopper forecasting and the study of grasshopper ecology in Saskatchewan, p. 391-394.
Discussion 1, p. 395.
P. M. Symmons (ALRC), Assessing and forecasting in relation to the work of the Desert Locust Information Service, p. 397-400.
Discussion 2, p. 401-402.

Modern methods of chemical control
Chairman : Dr. H. Huque (Pakistan)

H.J. Sayer (DLCOEA), A review of modern methods of chemical control of the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.), p. 403-406.
W.S. Watts (ALRC), Insecticides recently examined at the Anti-Locust Research Centre, p. 407-411.
J. Perrot (Morocco), An outline of recent and future developments of locust control in Morocco, p. 413-419, 6 fig.
R.J.V. Joyce, The application of locust control techniques to other pests, p. 421-425.
R.M. Skaf
(FAO), The problem of introducing modern methods of chemical control of locusts in the developing countries, p. 427-432.
*L.L. Niel & A. Courault (Argentina), Recent experiments on the use of various insecticides against grasshoppers in the Santa Fe Province of Argentina, p. 433-434.
*Y.M. Saket (Iran), Some observations on the action of dieldrin and other insecticides in the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forsk.), p. 435-436.
Discussion, p. 437-439.

Concepts of acridid control
Chairman : Dr. D.L. Gunn (U.K.)

R.D. MacCuaig (ALRC), New concepts of insect control applied to acridids, p. 441-449, 1 fig.
S. Pradhan (India), Biological control for acridid pests, p. 451-457, 1 fig., 1 pl.
C. Ashall (ALRC), Theories of locust control, p. 459-464.
*J.E. Henry (U.S.A.), Potential microbial control of grasshoppers and locusts, p. 465-468.
Discussion, p. 469-474.

Chairman : Mr. J. Roy (France)

Gurdas Singh (FAO), The role of F AO in international and regional co-ordination of Desert Locust research and control, p. 475-485.
H. Gahan (Argentina) (Presented by Miss P. Wortley), Research project on the South American Locust, Schistocerca americana (Drury), p. 487-490.
J.A. Whellan (Malawi), The problems of locust plague prevention organisations as exemplified by the International Red Locust Control Service, p. 491-498, 2 fig.
T. Ajibola Taylor (Nigeria), The problems of locust plague prevention organisations as exemplified by the Organisation Internationale contre le Criquet Migrateur Africain, p. 499-505, 3 fig.
H. Huque (Pakistan), The organisation of Desert Locust control on a national basis, p. 507-510.
P.T. Haskell (ALRC), The future of international co-operation in locust control and research, p. 511-515.
Discussion, p. 517-520.

Chairman : Prof. J.S. Kennedy (U.K.)

Summary of recommendations, p. 521-524.


, p. 527-533
(a) ln alphabetical order with addresses, p. 527-531.
(b) Arranged by countries at the time of the Conference, p. 531-533.

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