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Report of first detection of Spodoptera frugiperda - Fall Armyworm (FAW) in Egypt

Publication Date
Sun, 23 Jun 2019, 13:19
June 23, 2019, 1:19 p.m.
Report Number
Pest Id
Spodoptera frugiperda - (LAPHFR)
Report Status
Maize (Corn )
Pest Status (old values from ISPM 8 -1998 )
  • Present: only in some areas
Pest Status (ISPM 8 - 2021)
  • Present: not widely distributed and under official control
Geographical Distribution
Two specific locations (Kom Ombo, Edfo) in one Governorate (Aswan)

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land reclamation has announced officially the detection of (FAW) in Egypt in two specific locations Kom Ombo and Edfu in one Governorate.

According to ISPM № 17 the attached pest reporting file indicates the pest report ,geographical distribution and pest status ......etc .

Moreover the report indicates the The Egyptian Phytosanitary measures against Fall Armyworm (FAW) till present .

Any updates will be reported consecutively

Contact for info
Central Administration of Plant Quarantine (CAPQ) , [email protected] , [email protected]
Report files
Pest Reporting - FAW in Egypt 1
Issue keywords
Pest reporting
Commodity keywords
Maize or corn

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