Journal of Pest Science (2019) 92, 951-969

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Luca Heeb, Emma Jenner and Matthew J.W. Cock (2019)
Climate-smart pest management: building resilience of farms and landscapes to changing pest threats
Journal of Pest Science 92 (3), 951-969
Abstract: Climate change is affecting the biology, distribution and outbreak potential of pests in a vast range of crops and across all land uses and landscapes. Up to 40% of the world's food supply is already lost to pests; the reduction in pest impact is more important than ever to ensure global food security, reduced application of inputs and decreased greenhouse gas emissions. Climate-smart pest management (CSPM) is a cross-sectoral approach that aims to reduce pest-induced crop losses, enhance ecosystem services, reduce the greenhouse gas emissions intensity per unit of food produced and strengthen the resilience of agricultural systems in the face of climate change. Through the implementation of CSPM, crop production, extension, research and policy act in coordination towards more efficient and resilient food production systems.
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Database assignments for author(s): Matthew J.W. Cock

Research topic(s) for pests/diseases/weeds:
control - general
environment - cropping system/rotation


Pest and/or beneficial records:

Beneficial Pest/Disease/Weed Crop/Product Country Quarant.
Helicoverpa armigera
Hemileia vastatrix