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Insect Infestation

Spreading or swarming in of various kinds of insects over or in a troublesome manner. Proliferation of insects or animal pests affecting communities, agriculture, cattle or stored perishable goods; for example locusts, African bees, etc. source: GLIDE

US: Wine grape growers vote to continue assessment for insect war

18 Jun 2015, CVBT

California’s winegrape growers have voted overwhelmingly to continue the assessment on winegrapes to pay for research on Pierce’s disease and other pests and diseases that threaten California’s winegrapes. The assessment was created in 2001 in response to the threat posed by the invasive glassy-winged sharpshooter, which spreads Pierce’s Disease (PD)...



Number of insect-infestation occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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