20. Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Outbreak Potential

  1. Pedro Barbosa5,
  2. Deborah K. Letourneau6 and
  3. Anurag A. Agrawal7,8
  1. Maartje J. Klapwijk1,
  2. Matthew P. Ayres2,
  3. Andrea Battisti3 and
  4. Stig Larsson4

Published Online: 29 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118295205.ch20

Insect Outbreaks Revisited

Insect Outbreaks Revisited

How to Cite

Klapwijk, M. J., Ayres, M. P., Battisti, A. and Larsson, S. (2012) Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Outbreak Potential, in Insect Outbreaks Revisited (eds P. Barbosa, D. K. Letourneau and A. A. Agrawal), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118295205.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Department of Entomology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA

  2. 6

    Environmental Studies Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA

  3. 7

    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA

  4. 8

    Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 2

    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755 USA

  3. 3

    Department of Environmental, Agronomy and Crop Production, Università di Padova, Padova, Italy 35122

  4. 4

    Department of Plant and Forest Protection, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337594

Online ISBN: 9781118295205

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Keywords:

  • climate change on outbreak potential;
  • climate change and dynamics of forest insects, potential effects;
  • insect populations, dramatic fluctuations in abundance;
  • direct effects on insect herbivores, and indirect through host plant;
  • direct, indirect effects of climate warming on herbivorous insects;
  • climate and expansion of outbreak range;
  • population dynamics as related to climate change;
  • climate change, increases and decreases in outbreak frequencies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Direct and indirect effects of climate warming on life history traits

  • Climate and expansion of outbreak range

  • Principles of population dynamics as related to climate change

  • Synthesis

  • Acknowledgments

  • References