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Fall armyworm status and distribution: According to Plant Protection Directorate, Government of Ethiopia in June 2017 FAW was identified in 6 Regions, 49 zones, 385 woredas (district) and 5,859 villages. Out of close to 2,35,030 Ha planted area, it infested (19 % of M. Ha) 455081ha.
Estimated yield loss:
Fall Army status in Ethiopia (July 2017). Plant Protection Directorate. http://ipmil.oired.vt.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/July-14-15-2017.ppt-Ethiopia.pdf