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Agriculture Pests

The maps below show potential changes in agriculture pest species distribution due to climate change. 

Codling Moth

The maps below show mean annual numbers of life cycles of codling moth over South Africa for present climatic conditions and for temperature increases of 1°C, 2°C and 3°C.


Source: DEA  Department  of  Environmental  Affairs).  2013. Long-Term Adaptation Scenarios Flagship Research Programme (LTAS) for South Africa. Climate Change Implications for the Agriculture and Forestry Sectors in South Africa. Pretoria, South Africa. here

Eldana

The maps below show distribution patterns of the mating index of Eldana over South Africa for present climatic conditions, for a temperature increase 2°C and the difference between present and future.


Source: DEA  Department  of  Environmental  Affairs).  2013. Long-Term Adaptation Scenarios Flagship Research Programme (LTAS) for South Africa. Climate Change Implications for the Agriculture and Forestry Sectors in South Africa. Pretoria, South Africa. here

Chilo

The maps on the right show distribution patterns of the mating index of chilo over South Africa for present climatic conditions, for a temperature increase of 2°C and the difference between present and future.

Source: DEA  Department  of  Environmental  Affairs).  2013. Long-Term Adaptation Scenarios Flagship Research Programme (LTAS) for South Africa. Climate Change Implications for the Agriculture and Forestry Sectors in South Africa. Pretoria, South Africa. here