Why do we sometimes see “random” viral outbreaks? (Animal Ecology in Focus)

  • 21st April 2021
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Armyworms are important caterpillar crop pests in Africa and, in the early 1990s, Ken was a young postdoc based in Kenya studying the migration of adult armyworm moths*. As part of this, he would visit lots of high-density armyworm ‘outbreaks’. What struck him most during these visits was that at some outbreaks all of the […]

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