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Some implications of climatic change for the European corn borer in Europe

Julia Helen Porter

Some implications of climatic change for the European corn borer in Europe

by Julia Helen Porter

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D)-University of Birmingham, School of Geography.

Statementby Julia Helen Porter.
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  The European corn borer is a prime pest on corn but also impacts more than other crops, by some estimates causing up to $2 billion in damage annually in the United States alone. So far confined mostly to the east of the Rocky Mountains, the borer first showed up in Massachusetts in will change thus leading in some cases to increase of the production costs. European corn borer (ECB), Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner) is a major pest of corn in many countries and has been studied by generations of entomologists since 19 th century.

If we plug in some prices the threshold will change significantly. European corn borer threshold using Prices Control Cost ($ per Acre) (This cost could vary greatly depending on products used, however one might also need to adjust the proportion of larvae killed if less expensive lower rates are used) Yield Loss per Borer Insects and fungi from Europe became serious pests in the United States, too. Among these were the European corn borer, the gypsy moth, and the chestnut blight, which practically annihilated that tree. The first book to deal with pests in a scientific way was John Curtis’s Farm Insects, published in Though farmers were well aware that.

  Corn and cotton crops engineered to fend off rootworm, European corn borer and other crop-destroying insects by manufacturing toxins from the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis, or Bt, reduced insecticide applications by million pounds, or about 28 percent, from to From the paper, it does not actually seem like the European corn borer actually uses the spermatophores in order to increase the genetic diversity of its progeny because it was observed in the study that some females only depleted one spermatophore even though they had two in .


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Some implications of climatic change for the European corn borer in Europe by Julia Helen Porter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Some of the points outlined above will now be illustrated using an example of the European corn borer. EFFECTS OF CLIMATIC CHANGE ON THE EUROPEAN CORN BORER The European corn borer (ECB) is a lepidopteran of the family Pyralidae, and is of agricultural significance over much of the northern by: Figure shows the results from one of the first of these studies - an assessment of the effects of climatic change on the potential distribution of the European Corn Borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) in Europe.

The European Corn Borer is a major pest of grain maize in many parts of the world. In addition to changes in cropping patterns, climate change has resulted in emergence of serious pests such as spotted pod borer, M.

vitrata, pod sucking bug, Clavigralla spp. and mealy bug Author: Sumit Vashisth. InJaramillo et al. reported on the thermal tolerance of the coffee berry borer and its potential implications in a climate change environment.

Their model forecasted that a 1–2°C increase could lead to an increased number of generations, dispersion and damage by the coffee berry borer; whereas a rise in temperature of 2°C and above Cited by:   The European corn borer is a prime pest on corn but also impacts more than other crops, by some estimates causing up to $2 billion.

The European Corn Borer Even though dealing with a specific problem in European corn borer control, it seems appropriate to present first a brief review of the overall picture of this serious pest. As the common name, European corn borer Implies, this is a pest of European origin. Vinal () was the first to discover and report its.

TREE vol. 5, no. 9, September Agriculture; Climatic Change and its Implications M.L. Parry, J.H. Porter and T.R. Carter In spite of many uncertainties surrounding the nature of future changes in climate, a,number of indications are emerging of the likely implications Cited by:   Climate change can modify the development of insect pests and their impact on crops.

The study of future impacts on maize remains relatively unexplored. Here we modeled the distribution and development of the maize borer Sesamia nonagrioides Lef. in Europe using a 25 × 25 km grid.

We studied the pest potential winter survival, distribution, and phenological Cited by:   As a Pentagon-commissioned report called "An Abrupt Climate Change Scenario and Its Implications for the United States National Security" put it, "[US] Borders will be strengthened around the.

Figure Estimations of the impacts of climatic change on the geographical extent of the US Corn Belt Figure Simulated North American wheat regions using the a) GISS GCM control and b) doubled CO2 runs Figure Grain-maizelimits in Europe under a) current climate (),and b) GISS, c) GFDL, and d) OSUequilib­ rium 2 x CO2 climates ix.

Despite the extensive cultivation of GE crops and a considerable number of scientific reports, the concerns about their safety has led 38 countries worldwide, including 19 in Europe, to officially.

The present study estimates the impact of climate change on 2 pest species: the Colorado potato beetle (CPB) Leptinotarsa decemlineata(Say, ) and the European corn borer (ECB) Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner, ). The CPB is one of the most prevalent insect pests of potato crops around the world (Hare ) and is widespread in Europe (EPPO.

The European Corn Borer (ECB) is one of the most important pests on corn in the world. An increasing interest from the farming community in Sweden, although currently cultivated in a restricted area, a change towards a warmer climate will.

Annual decrease in soya bean and corn yield was predicted to be up $ million in alone in China because of climate change [17].

Severe drought and decreased rainfall. "The European corn borer has been estimated to cost the United States around $1 billion annually, and the corn earworm is responsible for destroying about 2 percent of the corn crop." Low corn reserves add to the impact of a poor growing season.

European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) is a nonnative, invasive insect which has infested most of North America since its introduction in the early 's. Its host range constitutes a wide range of plants, including important food and nursery crops grown in this state.

In crops other than corn, the pattern of damage is variable. European corn borer larvae damage both the stem and fruit of beans, pepper, and cowpea. In celery, potato, rhubarb, Swiss chard, and tomato, it is usually the stem tissue that is damaged.

In beet, spinach, and rhubarb, leaf tissue may be injured. With the increase in temperature associated with climate change, it is predicted that the habitable region of the European corn borer will expand. Additionally, an increase in the number of generations is : Insecta. Global warming presents new challenges for maize pest management.

Noah S Diffenbaugh 1,6, Christian H Mason C E et al European Corn Borer Ecology and Management (Ames, IA: Iowa State interannual variability and trends in a regional climate change experiment over Europe. II: climate change scenarios () Clim. Dyn. 23 Cited by: Over 80 million acres of field corn andacres of sweet corn, worth about $41 billion in total are grown in the U.S.

each year. European corn borer (ECB) accounts for over $ billion in control costs and grain losses annually. Southwestern corn borer, sugarcane borer, corn earworm, fall armyworm, and black cutworm can cause significant damage regionally.

Effects of European Corn Borer (ECB) Infestation on Corn Yields Introduction: In this activity you will use a virtual lab simulation on the laptop to further your understanding of independent and dependent variables.

To do this, you will model a controlled experiment to test the effect of different levels of European CornFile Size: KB.How To Control the European Corn Borer. The European Corn Borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) is a widespread pest (found on three continents) known to feed on different kinds of plants, some of which include: corn, pepper, chrysanthemum, dahlia, beet, bean, potato, tomato, cotton and soybean along with many kinds of weeds.

Adults are small, tan, nocturnal moths.Note: The European corn borer most likely arrived in the United States during the early ’s in imported corn which was used to make brooms. Life Cycle.

Fully grown larvae pass the winter concealed in corn stubble or other plant parts on which they have been feeding.