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PEREZ ROMAGNOLI, Eduardo. Plagas de la agricultura en Mendoza: la langosta en los comienzos de la vitivinicultura moderna (1890-1900). Prohistoria [online]. 2011, vol.16, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1851-9504.
The study refers to the presence of locust in Mendoza at the beginning of wine specialization, in the decade of 1890. It includes aspects on biogeography, precedents of the insect in our country, and first national inventions to face its assaults. In relation to invasions of Schistocercaamericana in Mendoza, the study researches on state organization and social participation to attack the plague, including some problems and damages caused in agriculture.
Keywords : Locust; SchistocercaAmericana; Mendoza; Wine specialization; Control organization.