A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tu, X., Hu, G., Fu, X., Zhang, Y., Ma, J., Wang, Y., Gould, P. J. L., Du, G., Su, H., Zhang, Z. and Chapman, J. W. 2020. Mass windborne migrations extend the range of the migratory locust in East China. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 22 (1), pp. 41-49. https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12359
|Authors||Tu, X., Hu, G., Fu, X., Zhang, Y., Ma, J., Wang, Y., Gould, P. J. L., Du, G., Su, H., Zhang, Z. and Chapman, J. W.|
Migratory insect pests pose a substantial challenge to global food security. These issues are particularly acute when pest incursions occur considerably beyond the expected range, through natural migration or human-aided transport, as the lack of species-specific control strategies and a potential absence of species-specific natural enemies in the newly-invaded area, may lead to rapid establishment of a new pest.
We further show that warming temperatures in this region will likely allow subsequent invasions to establish permanent populations in northeast China, and thus authorities in this important crop-producing region of East Asia should be vigilant to the threat posed by this species.
|Keywords||Atmospheric trajectory simulation ; China; Locust outbreak; Locusta migratoria manilensis; Oriental migratory locust|
|Year of Publication||2020|
|Journal||Agricultural and Forest Entomology|
|Journal citation||22 (1), pp. 41-49|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12359|
|Open access||Published as ‘gold’ (paid) open access|
|Funder||BBSRC Newton funding|
|Funder project or code||Integrating Advanced Earth Observation and Environmental Information for Sustainable Management of Crop Pests and Diseases|
|Online||05 Nov 2019|
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