Climate Change and Insect Pests (Paperback)

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By Christer Björkman (Editor), Pekka Niemala (Editor)
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Description


Insects, being poikilothermic, are among the organisms that are most likely to respond to changes in climate, particularly increased temperatures. Range expansions into new areas, further north and to higher elevations, are already well documented, as are physiological and phenological responses.

It is anticipated that the damage by insects will increase as a consequence of climate change, i.e. increasing temperatures primarily. However, the evidence in support of this common "belief" is sparse. Climate Change and Insect Pests sums up present knowledge regarding both agricultural and forest insect pests and climate change in order to identify future research directions.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781789247695
ISBN-10: 1789247691
Publisher: Cabi
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Pages: 292
Language: English
Series: Cabi Climate Change