Low-Tech Grasshopper Monitoring

April 2003
Agricultural Research;Apr2003, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p23
Academic Journal
Reports on the device tested by scientists in the U.S. to get a more reliable grasshopper counts in incalculable areas. Sampling methods developed to monitor the number of grasshoppers; Information on how the device works; Limitations of the device.


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