Our last publications


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


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