Our last publications


Piou C, Gay PE., Benahi AS., Ould Babah Ebbe MA, Chihrane J, Ghaout S, Cissé S, Diakite F, Lazar M, Cressman K, Merlin O & Escorihuela MJ, 2019. Soil moisture from remote sensing to forecast Desert locust presence. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56(4) : p. 966-975.
doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13323


Akimenko V & Piou C, 2018. Two-compartment age-structured model of solitarious and gregarious locust population dynamics. Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, 41(18): 8636-8672.
doi: 10.1002/mma.4947

Escorihuela MJ, Merlin O, Stefan V, Moyano G, Eweys OA, Zribi M, Kamara S, Benahi AS, Ould Babah Ebbe MA, Chihrane J, Ghaout S, Cissé S, Diakite F, Lazar M, Pellarin T, Grippa M, Cressman K & Piou C, 2018. SMOS based high resolution soil moisture estimates for Desert locust preventive management. Remote Sensing Applications. Society and Environment, 11: 140-150.
doi: 10.1016/j.rsase.2018.06.002

Gay PE, Lecoq M & Piou C, 2018. Improving preventive locust management: insights from a multi-agent model. Pest Management Science, 74(1): 46-58.
doi: 10.1002/ps.4648

Layelmam M, Bouziani M, Faouzi SM, El Hassane S, Ghaout S & Piou C. 2018. Production des cartes de probabilité de présence des Criquets pèlerins sur le territoire marocain à partir des données de télédétection. Revue Française de Photogrammétrie et de Télédétection, 216: 49-59.

Piry S, Berthier K, Streiff R, Cros-Arteil S, Foucart A, Tatin L, Bröder L, Hochkirch A & Chapuis MP, 2018. Fine-scale interactions between habitat quality and genetic variation suggest an impact of grazing on the critically endangered Crau Plain grasshopper (Pamphagidae: Prionotropis rhodanica). Journal of Orthoptera Research, 27(1): 61-73.
doi: 10.3897/jor.27.15036


Chapuis MP, Foucart A, Plantamp C, Blondin L, Leménager N, Benoit L, Gay PE & Bazelet CS, 2017. Genetic and morphological variation in non-polyphenic southern African populations of the Desert locust. African Entomology, 25(1): 13-23.
doi: 10.4001/003.025.0013

Dkhili J, Berger U, Idrissi Hassani LM, Ghaout S, Peters R & Piou C, 2017. Self-organized spatial structures of locust groups emerging from local interaction. Ecological Modelling, 361: 26-40.
doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.07.020

Latchininsky A, Piou C, Franc A & Soti V, 2017. La télédétection au service de la lutte antiacridienne. In: Baghdadi N & Zribi M (eds.). Observation des surfaces continentales par télédétection IV : Environnement et risques. Londres : ISTE, 267-294.
ISBN: 978-1-78405-161-7

Little CJ, Chapuis MP, Blondin L, Chapuis E & Jourdan-Pineau H, 2017. Exploring the relationship between tychoparthenogenesis and inbreeding depression in the Desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria. Ecology and Evolution, 7(15): 6003-6011.
doi: 10.1002/ece3.3103

Meynard CN, Gay PE, Lecoq M, Foucart A, Piou C & Chapuis MP, 2017. Climate-driven geographic distribution of the Desert locust during recession periods: subspecies’ niche differentiation and relative risks under scenarios of climate change. Global Change Biology, 23(11): 4739-4749.
doi: 10.1111/gcb.13739

Piou C, Jaavar MEH, Ould Babah Ebbe MA, Chihrane J, Ghaout S, Cissé S, Lecoq M & Ben Halima T, 2017. Mapping the spatiotemporal distributions of the Desert locust in Mauritania and Morocco to improve preventive management. Basic and Applied Ecology, 25: 37-47.
doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2017.10.002


Chapuis MP, Bazelet CS, Blondin L, Foucart A, Vitalis R & Samways MJ, 2016. Subspecific taxonomy of the Desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Orthoptera: Acrididae), based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology, 41(3): 516-530.
doi: 10.1111/syen.12171

Cissé S, Ghaout S, Babah Ebbe MA, Kamara S & Piou C, 2016. Field verification of the prediction model on Desert locust adult phase status from density and vegetation. Journal of Insect Science, 16(1): 74; 1-4.
doi: 10.1093/jisesa/iew046

Latchininsky A, Piou C, Franc A & Soti V, 2016. Applications of remote sensing to locust management. In: Baghdadi N & Zribi M (eds.). Land Surface Remote Sensing: Environment and Risks. Londres : Elsevier/ISTE, 263-293.
ISBN: 978-1-78548-105-5

Lazar M, Piou C, Doumandji-Mitiche B & Lecoq M, 2016. Importance of solitarious Desert locust population dynamics: lessons from historical survey data in Algeria. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 161(3): 168-180.
doi: 10.1111/eea.12505

Pélissié B, Piou C, Jourdan-Pineau H, Pagès C, Blondin L & Chapuis MP, 2016. Extra molting and selection on nymphal growth in the Desert locust. PloS One, 11(5): e0155736
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155736


Chapuis MP, Plantamp C, Streiff R, Blondin L & Piou C, 2015. Microsatellite evolutionary rate and pattern in Schistocerca gregaria inferred from direct observation of germline mutations. Molecular Ecology, 24(24): 6107-6119.
doi: 10.1111/mec.13465

Cissé S, Ghaout S, Mazih A, Jourdan H, Maeno K. & Piou C, 2015. Characterizing phase-related differences in behaviour of Schistocerca gregaria with spatial distribution analysis. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 156(2): 128-135.
doi: 10.1111/eea.12318

Cissé S, Ghaout S, Mazih A, Ould Babah MA & Piou C, 2015. Estimation of density threshold of gregarization of Desert locust hoppers from field sampling in Mauritania. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 156(2):  136-148.
doi: 10.1111/eea.12323

Gauffre B, Mallez S, Chapuis MP, Leblois R, Litrico I, Delaunay S & Badenhausser I, 2015. Spatial heterogeneity in landscape structure influences dispersal and genetic structure: empirical evidence from a grasshopper in an agricultural landscape. Molecular Ecology, 24(8): 1713-1728.
doi: 10.1111/mec.13152


Braud Y, Franc A & Gay PE, 2014. Les acridiens des formations herbeuses de Madagascar. FAO: Rome, 132 p.
ISBN: 978-92-5-208479-2

Chapuis MP, Plantamp C, Blondin L, Pagès C, Vassal JM & Lecoq M, 2014. Demographic processes shaping genetic variation of the solitarious phase of the Desert locust. Molecular Ecology, 23(7): 1749-1763.
doi: 10.1111/mec.12687