Fall armyworm status and distribution: "In Cameroon, it was firstly observed damaging maize plants in Foumbot, Western Cameroon on 18 December 2015. It is now reported from These reported in West, Centre, Far North, Littoral and South-west regions, but recent information received from farmers and extension agents strongly indicate that this pest is already present in almost all the ten regions of Cameroon." (International Plant Protection Convention Pest Reports 2017)

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First report of the fall army worm Spodoptera frugiperda in Cameroon. International Plant Protection Convention Pest Reports (2017).